Appendix A: Abbreviations

APM Annual Performance Method
ASHP Air source heat pump
BS British Standard
BSI British Standards Institute
CHeSS Central Heating System Specifications
CHP Combined heat and power
CO2 Carbon dioxide
COP Coefficient of performance
DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government
DECC Department of Energy and Climate Change
DHW Domestic hot water
EEI Energy Efficiency Index
EER Energy efficiency ratio
EN European Norm (standard)
ESR Energy Saving Recommended
GSHP Ground source heat pump
HPER Heating plant emission rate
HVAC Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
LPG Liquified petroleum gas
PAS Publicly Available Specification
PCDB Product Characteristics Database
PSR Plant size ratio
RHI Renewable Heat Incentive
SAP Standard Assessment Procedure
SCOP Seasonal coefficient of performance
SEDBUK Seasonal Efficiency of Domestic Boilers in the UK
SEER Seasonal energy efficiency ratio
SFP Specific fan power
SI Statutory Instrument
SPEER Seasonal primary energy efficiency ratio
SPF Seasonal performance factor
TER Target carbon dioxide emission rate
TRV Thermostatic radiator valve
WSHP Water source heat pump

  1. Abbreviations

    Abbreviations

    APM Annual Performance Method
    ASHP Air source heat pump
    BS British Standard
    BSI British Standards Institute
    CHeSS Central Heating System Specifications
    CHP Combined heat and power
    CO2 Carbon dioxide
    COP Coefficient of performance
    DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government
    DECC Department of Energy and Climate Change
    DHW Domestic hot water
    EEI Energy Efficiency Index
    EER Energy efficiency ratio
    EN European Norm (standard)
    ESR Energy Saving Recommended
    GSHP Ground source heat pump
    HPER Heating plant emission rate
    HVAC Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
    LPG Liquified petroleum gas
    PAS Publicly Available Specification
    PCDB Product Characteristics Database
    PSR Plant size ratio
    RHI Renewable Heat Incentive
    SAP Standard Assessment Procedure
    SCOP Seasonal coefficient of performance
    SEDBUK Seasonal Efficiency of Domestic Boilers in the UK
    SEER Seasonal energy efficiency ratio
    SFP Specific fan power
    SI Statutory Instrument
    SPEER Seasonal primary energy efficiency ratio
    SPF Seasonal performance factor
    TER Target carbon dioxide emission rate
    TRV Thermostatic radiator valve
    WSHP Water source heat pump