What You Need To Know About Heat Pumps?
There are Four important components of the heat pump: the compressor, the condenser, the expansion valve, and the evaporator
One of the most interesting things about a heat pump is that it actually has the same type of components as an air conditioner. Have you ever walked by an air conditioner outside in the summer and felt the blast of heat coming from the back? Well a heat pump blasts the heat into your home instead of pushing it outside.
There are four important components of the heat pump:
This compresses the refrigerant, and increases the temperature.
Once the refrigerant heats up it causes the condenser coil to heat up.
The Expansion Valve
After the coil heats up the expansion valve releases, this allows the refrigerant to give off more heat.
Now we need the evaporator to cool the refrigerant down, so it can re-enter the compressor and start the cycle all over.
The heat pump is working hard
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