Ground-source heat pump

Ground-source heat pump

Home heating and cooling system that relies on the mass of the Earth as the heat source and heat sink. Temperatures underground are relatively constant. Using a ground-source heat pump, heat from fluid circulated through an underground loop is transferred to and/or from the home through a heat exchanger. The energy performance of ground-source heat pumps is usually better than that of air-source heat pumps; ground-source heat pumps also perform better over a wider range of above-ground temperatures.
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These include solar panels, a ground-source heat pump, double glazing and water-saving measures.
The council secured PS243,750 of National Lottery from Sport England's Improvement Fund for the centre and the funding will enable a series of environmental features to be implemented which will reduce energy costs and minimise the centre's impact on the environment including solar panels, a ground-source heat pump, double glazing and water-saving measures.
2008), and it was designed to facilitate comparison of an actual ground-source heat pump system to a standard air-source heat pump system.
The Town is implementing a variety of energy projects that include wind, solar, ground-source heat pump systems, building energy efficiency, vehicle fleet improvements, an Energy and Greenhouse Gas database, and public outreach efforts.
Because the ground stays a constant temperature, and one that's close to the human comfort temperature of 72 degrees, the ground-source heat pump can work more efficiently to heat and cool a home than a traditional air.
Prospective purchasers can choose from a ground-source heat pump, air-source heat pump or a solar panel hot water system.
Beccles Lido, Suffolk: Plans to install a ground-source heat pump to heat the pool.
The hybrid system combines a high efficiency ground-source heat pump with a standard commercial water heater tank.
BEATING THE BILLS Above, Dockleaf Developments; left and below left, ground-source heat pump heat exchanger and slinky coil.
The swimming pool at Dene House Leisure Centre in Longframlington is now heated with a ground-source heat pump.
A ground-source heat pump could save pounds 250 a year for houses heated by gas and up to pounds 880 for those heated by electricity.
The office building at the council's green waste recycling site in Newburn is a sustainable building of timber and incorporates an under-floor heating system fed by solar thermal panels and a ground-source heat pump.