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Ground source heat pump systems: benefits, drivers and barriers in residential developments

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Considering ground source heat pump systems

Builders and developers looking to gear up to the 2016 zero carbon target have been considering ground source heat pump (GSHP) systems to reduce energy consumption in heating homes. With detailing on cost benefits, analysis on construction practices, reliability, maintenance and interfaces with other systems the research makes important strides in addressing the use of heat from the ground.

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