Heat pumps can increase their carbon saving potential

Summary

Presents the potential for energy savings from increased use of current technology heat pumps. Identifies the established as well as the emerging markets for heat pumps with reverse cycle systems for air conditioning being the largest existing market. Notes the potential market for ground-source heat pumps for commercial buildings as well as replacing electric heating systems in dwellings. Gives figures for the potential residential market and barriers to overcome.

Primary Author(s): Hitchin, R.

Source: ACR Today, September 2002, vol.13 no.11, 12-13.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000104256 Abs 20022671

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