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.
In addition to expanding this range, the ground-source heat pump system capacity was further reduced by designing it for the heating demand, but not the full cooling demand.
2008), and it was designed to facilitate comparison of an actual ground-source heat pump system to a standard air-source heat pump system.
Hybrid Ground-Source Heat Pump Installations: Experiences, Improvements and Tools.
Being involved in a ground-source heat pump project in Sweden, I read your "Pump up the heat" article (PE22 September) with special interest.
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.
The operating cost of a typical fossil fuel-based system is 95 percent the cost of the fuel and about 5 percent the electricity to run the system, according to Harold Rist, a respected and experienced ground-source heat pump installer in Queensbury, N.
Prospective purchasers can choose from a ground-source heat pump, air-source heat pump or a solar panel hot water system.
Officials at Carrier say they are moving into the ground-source heat pump business because they expect that market to grow.
Beccles Lido, Suffolk: Plans to install a ground-source heat pump to heat the pool.
This allows a ground-source heat pump to provide most of the heat required for your home, often with enough extra capacity to provide hot water.