Leśniak, Władysław; Janczar-Smuga, Małgorzata; Podgórski, Waldemar; Klinkowski, Marcin
September 2012
Engineering Sciences & Technologies / Nauki Inzynierskie i Techn;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p78
Academic Journal
Intensive development of industry, coinciding with increasing demand for fossil fuels, their exploitation and contamination which cause, prompted the search for new energy sources, less harmful to the environment. According to many experts, heat pumps are technology of the future, available today at affordable prices. Anyone who decides to apply a heat pump, chooses eco solution, cheap to operate and reliable. Heat pumps use a huge amount of energy that are found in the natural seams. The design of heat pumps allows to gain the thermal energy from various sources, such as land, air and water. These sources, due to low temperature, are not suitable for direct use, but because of the heat pumps it is possible to obtain this energy in an economically viable. The paper presents the heat pumps, their forms and the analysis of their economic viability.


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