The Home Heating Appliance Register of Performance (HARP) database is a product efficiency database for home heating appliances in Ireland.

About HARP

The HARP database provides domestic BER assessors with information on the efficiency of heating appliances available in Ireland for use in DEAP. Product submissions to HARP include product test data, product identification documentation and HARP submission forms. The database has been in operation since 2006.

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Building Regulations 2011 Boiler Efficiency Requirement

According to the revised Building Regulations Part L (S.I. No. 259 of 2011), after 1st December 2011:

  • In new homes, gas-fired and oil boilers must meet a minimum seasonal efficiency of 90%.
  • In existing homes where gas-fired and oil boilers are being replaced new boilers must, where possible, meet a minimum seasonal efficiency of 90%.
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Submitting products to HARP

Heating appliance manufacturers who want to have their products included in the HARP database should apply using the submission pack. If you are an agent or vendor, please work with your manufacturer to complete the application. All data that is submitted and not published is treated as confidential.

Submission packs by category

Completed application forms should be carefully checked and submitted through harp@kiwa.co.uk.

Changes to heat pump products

The heat pump submission pack is being updated to include the performance data required in line with Ecodesign. Details will be communicated at a future date.

 

 

Contact us

Call: 01 808 2125
Email: harp@kiwa.co.uk

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HARP Administrator
Kiwa Gastec, Kiwa House
Malvern View Business Park
Stella Way
Bishops Cleeve
Cheltenham
GL52 7DQ, UK

Technical support

You'll find a range of technical support for BER Assessors in this section. We recommend that you check this section before contacting the BER Helpdesk

Technical support for BER assessors

BER Helpdesk

Call: 01 808 2029

Email: registered@ber.seai.ie