NC State Extension

Heat Pump – Defined

HVAC system that works as a two-way air conditioner, moving heat outside in the summer and scavenging heat from the cold outdoors with an electrical system in the winter. Most use forced warm-air delivery systems to move heated air throughout the house.

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Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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