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Heat Pumps for the Home

John Cantor

  • Format: Book

  • Publisher: Crowood Press

  • Date Published: Oct 2011

  • Stock Code: 76230

  • ISBN: 9781847972927

  • Binding: Hardback

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Description

Armed with the practical information contained in these pages, homeowners will have the necessary knowledge to take advantage of this potentially low-carbon technology to heat their properties.

  • Describes what a heat pump is, how it works, the different methods of pumping heat and the importance of an appropriate and well-planned installaion
  • Examines the air, the ground and water as sources of heat and explains how to make an informed choice
  • Considers the all-important subjecy of distributing the heat through radiators or through an under-floor system
  • Covers hot water production and delivery to the taps.
  • Outlines environmental and financial issues associated with heat pumps
  • Dispels some common misconceptions and presents a number of case studies

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Mark Siddall

Date Reviewed: September 2012

If you are remotely considering using heat pumps in a building then this is THE first referance that you should used. Informed and balanced the book offers insights into why this technology can work and fail. Well worth the read.

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