After a few years’ decline that was caused by a slump in construicton, the economy, the general mood as well as by cheap oil, heat-pump sales have taken a turn for the better again. Last year, more than 60 000 heat pumps were sold. Consumers invested 350 million in heat pumps. The amount of energy that heat pumps extracted from around houses rose to 0,6 TWh per year. Heat pumps became a more popular heating and cooling choice for bigger buildings. The total number of heat pumps that have been installed in Finland will exeed the 800 000 limit andy day now.