GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMPS
|Subject:||ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY|
Geothermal Heat Exchangers
Geothermal Heat Pumps
This chapter describes the operating principle and key parts of heat pumps as machines that produce heating and cooling consuming electricity. Reference is made to the calculation methodology for their performance providing heat and cooling, and the identification of other features based on existing standards. The performance of the heat pump depends on the heat source utilizing for their operation and thus presents the major sources used to pump heat are presented. Then, an extensive presentation of Geothermal Heat Pump (GSHP) systems which utilize practically constant soil temperature, thereby achieving savings of electricity and primary energy and reduction of greenhouse gases, resulting in significant economic and environmental benefits from their use are shown.
|Table of Contents:||
3.1 Heat Pumps
3.2 Heat Pump Applications
3.3 Heat pump cost elements
3.4 Geothermal Heat Pumps
3.5 Calculation of energy production from renewable sources with heat pumps
|Bibliographic Reference:||Vrachopoulos, M., Koukou, M., & Karytsas, K. (2015). GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMPS [Chapter]. In Vrachopoulos, M., Koukou, M., & Karytsas, K. 2015. NORMAL GEOTHERMY - DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/11419/4776|
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NORMAL GEOTHERMY - DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
Kallipos, Open Academic Editions
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