- Ground Source Heat Pump
A ground source heat pump extracts the heat from the ground through five different types of geothermal loops (previous article), the heat having been absorbed into the ground from the summer sun.
It uses this energy to supply heat to the dwelling hot water system, and in the form of under-floor heating, and it can also be used in the summer to cool the dwelling down by acting as an air conditioning unit.
GSHP Components and Design
A ground source heat pump comprises of the following components:
This is a liquid with a much lower boiling point than water. Continue reading “Different Types of Heat Pump Systems for Heating Homes & How Ground Source Heat Pumps Work”