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Title: Energy Savings and Peak Demand Reduction of a SEER 21 Heat Pump vs. a SEER 13 Heat Pump with Attic and Indoor Duct Systems

This report describes results of experiments that were conducted in an unoccupied 1600 square foot house--the Manufactured Housing (MH Lab) at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)--to evaluate the delivered performance as well as the relative performance of a SEER 21 variable capacity heat pump versus a SEER 13 heat pump. The performance was evaluated with two different duct systems: a standard attic duct system and an indoor duct system located in a dropped-ceiling space.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1031398
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102011-3462
KNDJ-0-40339-02; TRN: US201201%%697
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: This March 2014 revision supersedes the December 2011 version; Work performed by Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC) and Florida Solar Energy Center
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Building Technologies Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; ATTICS; CAPACITY; DUCTS; HEAT PUMPS; INDOORS; PERFORMANCE; SOLAR ENERGY HVAC; VARIABLE-CAPACITY HVAC UNITS; COOLING EFFICIENCY; BA-PIRC; FLORIDA SOLAR ENERGY CENTER; Building America; Electricity, Resources, and Buildings Systems