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Title: Geothermal Heat Pumps - Using the Earth to Heat and Cool Buildings

Abstract

A heat pump--like an air conditioner or refrigerator--moves heat from one place to another. In the summer, a geothermal heat pump (GHP) operating in a cooling mode lowers indoor temperatures by transferring heat from inside a building to the ground outside or below it. Unlike an air conditioner, though, a heat pump's process can be reversed. In the winter, a GHP extracts

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
EERE Publication and Product Library
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (EE-4G) (Geothermal Technologies Office Corporate)
OSTI Identifier:
1216044
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Geothermal

Citation Formats

None. Geothermal Heat Pumps - Using the Earth to Heat and Cool Buildings. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
None. Geothermal Heat Pumps - Using the Earth to Heat and Cool Buildings. United States.
None. Wed . "Geothermal Heat Pumps - Using the Earth to Heat and Cool Buildings". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1216044.
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author = {None},
abstractNote = {A heat pump--like an air conditioner or refrigerator--moves heat from one place to another. In the summer, a geothermal heat pump (GHP) operating in a cooling mode lowers indoor temperatures by transferring heat from inside a building to the ground outside or below it. Unlike an air conditioner, though, a heat pump's process can be reversed. In the winter, a GHP extracts},
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
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