Manufacturers Committee


EHPA is an industry association that represents the interest of its members in Brussels. The manufacturer committee serves as a platform for component and heat pump manufactures to exchange their perception on current and upcoming policy developments. Discussions lead by the committee will help to shape and fine-tune industry opinion and to communicate them inside and outside communications.

The Chair - Johannes Brugmann

Dr. Johannes Brugmann, born in Sevelen, Issum, (Germany) in 1966, studied energy and process engineering at University of Essen and received his doctor´s degree in the domain of photovoltaic-simulations with the title “Planning of photovoltaic facilities with storage and additional systems concerning energetically, ecologically and economically aspects” in the year 1999.

From 1999 to 2002 he worked as a product manager for heat pumps. In 2002 he has started working for the Stiebel Eltron GmbH & Co.KG as the head of the planning department of heat pumps. In 2007 Dr. Johannes Brugmann has become the head of product development and production of heat pumps and air ventilation systems.

In addition to that Dr. Brugmann is a member of VDI 4650, of the BWP e.V. (German federal association of heat pumps) and he belongs to the board of the EHPA (European Heat Pump Association).

Who can attend?

This committee is open to all EHPA members with a manufacturing background.


The Manufacturer Committee meets 2 to 3 times per year.


Dr. Johannes Brugmann

Stiebel Eltron GmbH & Co. KG
D-37601 Holzminden

phone: (+49) 5531 702-95710
fax: (+49) 5531 702-9795710