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Reversible Gas Absorption Heat Pump: cooling for free

Your Heating System can give you Cooling for FREE


Thanks to Renewable Energy, the ROBUR Reversible Gas Absorption Heat Pump GAHP-AR can do it for you. As a general efficiency feature the gas savings during the heating season can offset the gas consumption normally required during the cooling season in heating dominant climates.

Example:
City: Chicago, IL
Application: Commercial
Heating building load: 180,000 Btu/h
Cooling building load: 10 TON
Heating Load Hours: 2,250 (Source: AHRI)
Cooling Load Hours: 800 (Source: AHRI)
Natural gas rate (Average 2010): 0.99 $/Therm
(http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/dnav/ng/ng_pri_sum_a_EPG0_PCS_DMcf_m.htm)
Electricity rate (Average 2010): 8.01 Cent/kWh
(http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/table5_6_b.html)
Electric air-source heat pump HSPF: 9.0
 
Heating cost using
Robur Reversible Gas-Absorption
Heat Pump GAHP-AR
$1,251
Heating cost using
Electric Heat Pump
$2,103

Savings: $852


Cooling cost using Robur Reversible Gas-Absorption Heat Pump GAHP-AR

$574

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