Skip to main content

Science – Society – Technology

Geothermal Energy Cover Image

Table 4 Thermal characteristics of a house case study

From: Thermal response test numerical modeling using a dynamic simulator

Characteristics Values
Peak winter energy load (kW) 60
Peak summer energy load (kW) −80
Heating equivalent hours per year (h/y) 1.600
Cooling equivalent hours per year (h/y) 950
Average COP 4.7
Peak COP 3.8
Heat pump input/output water temperature in winter (°C) 6 to 2
Heat pump input/output water temperature in summer (°C) 27 to 32
Average EER 4.05
Peak EER 3.3