Residential Heat Pumps: POSTnote 426

S.R. Allen, Jonathan Wentworth

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Heat pumps capture ambient heat from the air or the ground and transfer it inside a building. They provide an efficient alternative to conventional methods of heating, such as boilers. This POSTnote summarises the use of heat pump technology for residential buildings and the constraints to their uptake in the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherParliamentary Office of Science and Technology
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2013

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