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Title: Field Demonstration of Ground-Source Integrated Heat Pump - Final Report

Abstract

Reducing energy consumption in buildings is key to reducing or limiting the negative environmental impacts from the building sector. According to the United States (U.S.) Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2013, commercial buildings consumed 18.1 quads of primary energy, which was 18.6% of the total U.S. primary energy consumption. The primary energy consumption in the commercial sector is projected to increase by 2.8 quads from 2013 to 2040, the second largest increase after the industrial sector. Further space heating, space cooling, and ventilation (HVAC) services accounted for 31% of the energy consumption in commercial buildings. The technical objective of this project is to demonstrate the capability of the new GS-IHP system to reduce overall energy use for space heating, space cooling, and water heating by at least 45% vs. a conventional electric RTU and electric WH in a light commercial building application. This project supports the DOE-Building Technologies Office (BTO) goals of reducing HVAC energy use by 20% and water heating by 60% by 2030.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Building Technologies Research and Integration Center (BTRIC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1327684
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-2016/474
BT0201000; CEBT105
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION

Citation Formats

Baxter, Van D., Munk, Jeffrey D., and Gehl, Anthony C.. Field Demonstration of Ground-Source Integrated Heat Pump - Final Report. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1327684.
Baxter, Van D., Munk, Jeffrey D., & Gehl, Anthony C.. Field Demonstration of Ground-Source Integrated Heat Pump - Final Report. United States. doi:10.2172/1327684.
Baxter, Van D., Munk, Jeffrey D., and Gehl, Anthony C.. Thu . "Field Demonstration of Ground-Source Integrated Heat Pump - Final Report". United States. doi:10.2172/1327684. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1327684.
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title = {Field Demonstration of Ground-Source Integrated Heat Pump - Final Report},
author = {Baxter, Van D. and Munk, Jeffrey D. and Gehl, Anthony C.},
abstractNote = {Reducing energy consumption in buildings is key to reducing or limiting the negative environmental impacts from the building sector. According to the United States (U.S.) Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2013, commercial buildings consumed 18.1 quads of primary energy, which was 18.6% of the total U.S. primary energy consumption. The primary energy consumption in the commercial sector is projected to increase by 2.8 quads from 2013 to 2040, the second largest increase after the industrial sector. Further space heating, space cooling, and ventilation (HVAC) services accounted for 31% of the energy consumption in commercial buildings. The technical objective of this project is to demonstrate the capability of the new GS-IHP system to reduce overall energy use for space heating, space cooling, and water heating by at least 45% vs. a conventional electric RTU and electric WH in a light commercial building application. This project supports the DOE-Building Technologies Office (BTO) goals of reducing HVAC energy use by 20% and water heating by 60% by 2030.},
doi = {10.2172/1327684},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}

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