Air Source Heat Pumps

Air Source heat pumps can provide both heating and cooling. Recent energy efficiency improvements mean they are now economically competitive, even in more extreme climates.

CO2 ECOLAND

CO2 ECOLAND

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Railway Station
Technology Type
Reversible
Refrigerant
Carbon Dioxide
Manufacturer
Tianjin Hi-Tech
Country
China
Energy Efficency
Reported energy savings of 49% and 36%

Between 2012-2013, Chinese manufacturer Tianjin Hi-Tech recorded energy savings of 49% and 36% in two CO2 HP heat pumps installed in railway stations in Dandong and Tongliao citites. The systems provide hot water, space heating and air conditioning for the stations for all-weather purposes and are able to maintain a higher Coefficient of Performance than that of a conventional HCFC or HFC-based system, even at temperatures of down to -25°C.

ThermoAura® F

ThermoAura® F

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Refrigerant
Propane
Manufacturer
Roth
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Energy Efficency
It has an annual COP of more than 4.5 at -16°C

This air to water heat pump has a 9kW output.It is PV and smart grid enabled

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System Zero Propan

System Zero Propan

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Commercial
Technology Type
Refrigerant
Propane
Manufacturer
Glen Dimplex
Manufacturer Country
Ireland
Energy Efficency

The air to water heat pump uses waste heat and air and brine heat sources. It produces a heating water flow temperature of 60 °C. It has a heating output of up to 74.6 kW and a cooling capacity of 44,8kW.

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NIBE Exhaust Heat Pump

NIBE Exhaust Heat Pump

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Exhaust
Refrigerant
Manufacturer
NIBE
Manufacturer Country
Sweden
Energy Efficency

The exhaust air source heat pump works by taking the heat from waste air leaving the building, pumping it back in to provide heating and hot water.
NIBE currently has three models ranging in size 

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Hotjet Monoblock Heatpump

Hotjet Monoblock Heatpump

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Refrigerant
Propane
Manufacturer
Hotjet
Manufacturer Country
Czech Republic
Energy Efficency
This heatpump has the European Union's most energy efficient energy label rating (A***) under the Ecodesign Directive.

This air-to-water heat pump was launched in September 2018. Hotjet is a maufacturer on Czech and Slovak markets. Hotjet heat pumps are supplied by Emerson, Danfoss, Swep and Siemens.

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Hot and Cold vending machine

Hot and Cold vending machine

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Refrigeration Commercial
Application
Vending Machine
Technology Type
Air Source Heat Pump
Refrigerant
Carbon Dioxide
Manufacturer
Fuji Electric / Sanyo
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Energy Efficency
Reported energy savings of 10% compared to a R-134a system at 32 degrees celsius

The system uses CO2 as a heat pump to produce hot and cold beverages.

GEA Open Type Heat Pump

GEA Open Type Heat Pump

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Industrial
Technology Type
Refrigerant
Ammonia
Manufacturer
GEA
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Energy Efficency

Heat recovery from Ammonia refrigeration plants. Supplying hot water supply up to 82°C with pressure difference up to 30 bar.

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GEA RedAstrum

GEA RedAstrum

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Industrial
Technology Type
Refrigerant
Ammonia
Manufacturer
GEA
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Energy Efficency

GEA RedAstrum is the new series of standard ammonia heat pumps designed for an increasing demand of efficient heating solutions. This new generation consists of four heat pump models based on the GEA Grasso M screw compressors H, L, M, N newly developed for 52 bar applications. The GEA RedAstrum transfers heat to a heating carrier at temperature levels between 55 to 80 °C which can be utilized in any industrial processes or fed into a district heating network.

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EcoCute

EcoCute

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Refrigerant
Carbon Dioxide
Manufacturer
Sanden
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Energy Efficency
It is reported to reduce energy consumption by one third compared to a conventional electric hot water system.

Sanden’s ECO Cute CO2 domestic hot water heat pump system is designed especially for Japanese market.
Heating capacity: 4.5 kW / 6.kW

Aqua ECO2

Aqua ECO2

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Combi
Refrigerant
Carbon Dioxide
Manufacturer
Sanden
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Energy Efficency

This combi-type heat pump model for European markets offers both water and space heating.
Has a heating capacity 3.5kW in Eco mode, 4.5 kW in Boost mode.

Aplha-Innotec Alira

Aplha-Innotec Alira

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Reversible
Refrigerant
Propane
Manufacturer
Alpha-Innotec
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Energy Efficency
A+ and A++

A reversible heat pump using propane can cool and heat. Available in power outputs from 7kW to 10kW.

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alira LWD

alira LWD

Sector
Heat Pumps Air Source
Application
Domestic
Technology Type
Reversible
Refrigerant
Propane
Manufacturer
Alpha-Innotec
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Energy Efficency

With a very silent operation at 61 dB, the heat pump is available in 5kW, 7kW and 9 kW models, which can then be combined into two units to achieve a total combined capacity of 18 kW. It also used not just for heating but cooling as well.

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