Heated debate

Nuttall, Charlotte; Heppenstall, Terry
February 2004
Power Economics;Feb2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on the economic impact brought about by heat pump, an attractive option for future heating installations, to energy industries. Favorable conditions for an economic heat pump installation; Use of the coefficient of performance in testing the efficiency of these devices; Attributes and factors of a potential heat pump application.


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