Monitoring and evaluating ground-source heat pump. Final report

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This report presents the measured performance of four advanced residential ground-source heat pump (GSHP) systems. The GSHP systems were developed by WaterFurnace International to minimize the need for electric resistance backup heating and featured multiple speed compressors, supplemental water heating, and at most sites, multiple-speed fans. Detailed data collected for a complete year starting in June 1994 shows that the advanced design is capable of maintaining comfort without the use of electric resistance backup heating. In comparison with a conventional air-source heat pump, the advanced-design GSHP reduced peak heating demand by more than 12 kilowatts (kW) per residence and provided ... continued below

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Stoltz, S.V.; Cade, D. & Mason, G. May 1, 1996.

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This report presents the measured performance of four advanced residential ground-source heat pump (GSHP) systems. The GSHP systems were developed by WaterFurnace International to minimize the need for electric resistance backup heating and featured multiple speed compressors, supplemental water heating, and at most sites, multiple-speed fans. Detailed data collected for a complete year starting in June 1994 shows that the advanced design is capable of maintaining comfort without the use of electric resistance backup heating. In comparison with a conventional air-source heat pump, the advanced-design GSHP reduced peak heating demand by more than 12 kilowatts (kW) per residence and provided energy savings. The report describes the cooling and heating season operation of the systems, including estimated seasonal efficiency, hours of operation, and load profiles for average days and peak days. The electrical energy input, cooling output, and efficiency are presented as a function of return air temperature and ground loop temperature.

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New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, 2 Empire State Plaza, Suite 1901, Albany, NY 12223-1253; OSTI as TI96011884

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  • Other: TI96011884
  • Report No.: NYSERDA--96-9
  • DOI: 10.2172/243450 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 243450
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc670793

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Stoltz, S.V.; Cade, D. & Mason, G. Monitoring and evaluating ground-source heat pump. Final report, report, May 1, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc670793/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.