TITLE

Geothermal Heat Pumps

AUTHOR(S)
Beets, Lisa Murton
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Spring/Summer2009 Supplement, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the growth and development of the geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) in the U.S. The GHP was introduced in the U.S. during the 1970s wherein homeowner find the product as a new concept. However, the use of geothermal system has increased in 2008 because it can reduce carbon footprinting and has incorporated technological improvements.
ACCESSION #
41526624

 

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