One of the leading international manufacturers of heating, industrial and refrigeration systems. As a family business company, it puts great emphasis on responsible action and a long-term vision. Sustainability is firmly embedded in the company’s guiding principles, the daily practice of which aims at balancing economic, ecological and social responsibility throughout the entire organization. Responsible for 2 tasks in WP6 - Exploitation & Exploration.

Tasks include: Task 6.4: Development and optimisation of individual modules Task 6.6: Investigate an optimised Heat Pump cycle for hybrid MPC GEOTABS solutions 


Laurent is an Industrial Engineer in Electro-Mechanics (MSc 1994) from Mons (ISIC Ht - Belgium) and is currently Technical Director of Viessmann Belgium sprl-bvba (since 2008). He is also guest lecturer at the Universities of Ghent, Leuven and Antwerp. 


Jan Hoogmartens is an industrial engineer in electro-mechanics (MSc 2008) from Campus Denayer. After four years of project work about heat pump applications in dwellings and offices (WP-DIRECT and GEOTABS), he started as product manager for heat pump at Viessmann Belgium sprl-bvba. As member of WPP he follows the Flemish heat pump sector.