ATMO Europe – R290 Heat Pump Beats R32 on Efficiency


As global demand for heat pumps explodes, a popular myth regarding propane (R290) units’ inefficiency when compared to f-gas models has been debunked by certified data on two A+++ heat pump units showing a 21–34% efficiency improvement over an R32 unit.

This comparison was made by Dutch inventor and heat pump consultant, Menno van der Hoff, Chief Executive Officer of TripleAqua. Van der Hoff has more than 30 years of experience in the heat pump sector and has been consulting for various large multi-national heat pump brands.

Van der Hoff shared his expert insights into the global heat pump market with a focus on the natural refrigerant sector during the ‘Heat Pump Market Trends’ session at the recent in-person ATMO Europe Summit that took place in Brussels, Belgium from November 15-16. ATMO Europe was organized by ATMOsphere, publisher of

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