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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It will focus on the use of ground-source heat pump technology, which uses electricity to transfer heat from the ground to a network of hot water pipes, to provide heating, and potentially cooling, for the buildings within each District.
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.
As a result of the extraction and injection of heat from and into the ground, the ground temperature varies during the operation of the ground-source heat pump (GSHP) system.
Being involved in a ground-source heat pump project in Sweden, I read your "Pump up the heat" article (PE22 September) with special interest.
But, to Brian, the star of the show is the ground-source heat pump, a refrigerant-based heat pump that heats, cools and dehumidifies with the same equipment.
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.Y.
Prospective purchasers can choose from a ground-source heat pump, air-source heat pump or a solar panel hot water system.
* Ground-source heat pumps. Officials at Carrier say they are moving into the ground-source heat pump business because they expect that market to grow.
These include 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.
Beccles Lido, Suffolk: Plans to install a ground-source heat pump to heat the pool.