The Federal Heat Pump Association (BWP) e. V. is an industry association based in Berlin that covers the entire value chain for heat pumps. Around 650 craftsmen, planners, architects, drilling companies as well as the heating industry and energy suppliers are organized in the BWP and are committed to the increased use of efficient heat pumps. The German heat pump industry employs around 26,000 people and generates annual sales of around 2.8 billion euros. Around 1.5 million customers in Germany currently use heat pumps. Around 200,000 new systems are installed every year, around 90 percent of which are manufactured by BWP member companies.