The economic analysis evaluated the cost difference between using a ground-source heat pump and natural gas furnace. The analysis showed that a significant amount of money could be saved during the heating season when using a ground-source heat pump.During the evaluation process, the 2000 IECC method was found to have R- values for walls and ceilings that lead to high ... along with Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Manual J. All three sources listed very stringent criteria for.
|Title||:||An Energy and Cost Analysis of Residential Ground-source Heat Pumps in Iowa|
|Author||:||Matthew James Swenka|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|