All research projects are processed in close collaboration with the involved research institutions and companies. Most projects are co-ordinated by dedicated support groups, which comprise leading specialists in Switzerland and are specifically composed for each project.
There is informal but intensive cooperation with the research fund of the Swiss Gas and Water Industry Association, the research fund of the Swiss Oil Association, Swisselectric Research and the AXPO green power fund.
Strong ties are maintained with cantonal and municipal research organisations, including the Office of Energy and the Environment, Canton of Basel-Stadt, and City of Zurich Electricity Conservation Fund.
Exchanges of information take place on a periodical basis with the Swiss Association for the Promotion of Heat Pumps (FWS), the Swiss Heat Pumps Association (AWP), the Swiss Association for Refrigeration Technology (SVK) and the Swiss Association for Cogeneration Technology (WKK). The programmes also maintain regular contact with the NTB Buchs Heat Pump Testing Centre (WPZ).