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Heat Pumps for Sustainable Heating and Cooling

  • Y. H. Venus Lun
  • S. L. Dennis Tung
Book

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Principles of Heat Pump

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 3-16
    3. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 17-33
    4. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 35-48
  3. Heating and Cooling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 51-64
    3. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 65-79
    4. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 81-94
  4. Green Operations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 97-109
    3. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 111-124
    4. Y. H. Venus Lun, S. L. Dennis Tung
      Pages 125-137

About this book

Introduction

This book highlights the significance of using sustainable energy to prevent the deterioration of our planet using heat pumps. Energy sustainability can be achieved through improved energy efficiency. In this regard, heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative for heating and cooling. To drive the adoption of heat pumps as a key component of sustainable buildings, the authors focus on examining sustainable practices in heat pump operations and innovative system design. 

In view of the growing desire to use sustainable energy to meet heating and cooling demands and improve indoor air quality, this book offers a valuable reference guide to the available options in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning) system design. To begin with, the authors define sustainable energy and discuss the trend of “thinking green” in building design. They then discuss sustainable practices and heat pump applications in mapping out HVAC systems. In turn, they examine the use of green operations to promote sustainable practices and, in order to highlight the importance of innovative design, discuss the configuration options and precision control aspects. In closing, the authors illustrate innovative sustainable design on the basis of several energy-efficient cases. 

The book’s main goal is to drive the adoption of sustainable energy solutions. Heat pumps, it argues, represent the most efficient system for meeting commercial/recreational/residential heating and cooling demands. The book not only examines industrial practices in heat pump application, but also discusses advanced heat pump technologies and innovative heat pump designs. 

Keywords

Sustainable Heating and Cooling Sustainable Energy Energy Efficiency Sustainable HVAC Practice Total Energy Heat Pump Sustainable Building Heat Pump Application Heat Pump System Green Operations

Authors and affiliations

  • Y. H. Venus Lun
    • 1
  • S. L. Dennis Tung
    • 2
  1. 1.Sustainable Energy LimitedHong KongChina
  2. 2.Sustainable Energy LimitedHong KongChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-31387-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-31386-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-31387-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-3537
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