Analysis on Several Heat Pump Applications in Large Public Buildings

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The consumption of cooling and heating energy and the methods of heating and cooling used in large public buildings are analyzed in this paper. A comparison between initial investment and operation costs of heat pump and traditional heating modes used in large public buildings is also introduced. A life cycle cost (LCC) mathematical model is established to analyze the main factors that affect the LCC including the advantages and disadvantages of heat pumps currently in use. Some suggestions about heating and cooling modes applied in large buildings in different geographical areas are given in this paper.

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Liu, S. , Zhang, W. , Dong, Z. and Sun, G. (2015) Analysis on Several Heat Pump Applications in Large Public Buildings. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 3, 136-148. doi: 10.4236/jbcpr.2015.33014.

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