1st Edition

Heat Pump Planning Handbook

ISBN 9781138784826
Published June 2, 2015 by Routledge
336 Pages 240 B/W Illustrations

USD $105.00

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Book Description

The Heat Pump Planning Handbook contains practical information and guidance on the design, planning and selection of heat pump systems, allowing engineers, designers, architects and construction specialists to compare a number of different systems and options. Including detailed descriptions of components and their functions and reflecting the current state of technology this guide contains sample tasks and solutions as well as new model calculations and planning evaluations. Also economic factors and alternative energy sources are covered, which are essential at a time of rising heat costs.

Topics included:

Ecological and economic aspects

Introduction to Refrigeration

Water heat pump systems

Configuration of all necessary components

Planning Examples (Problems and Solutions)

Table of Contents

Portrait of the author  Foreword  1. Introduction  2. Observations on ecology and economics  3. What is a heat pump and how does it work?  4. Heat pump output  5. Planning a heat pump system  6. Groundwater protection  7. Hydraulics  8. Heat pump system planning guidelines  9. Different types of heat pump system  10. Economic considerations  11. Laws and institutions for the protection of people and the environment  12. Starting up heat pump systems  13. Common heat pump errors  14. Concluding observations and outlook  15. Exercises  16. Questions  17. Examples of heat pump systems  18. Solutions to the exercises  18. Answers

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