Exergy analysis of a two-stage ground source heat pump with a vertical bore for residential space conditioning under simulated occupancy☆
Review articleOpen access
2015/10/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.06.004
Journal: Applied Energy
Highlights•Exergy and energy analysis of a vertical-bore ground source heat pump over a 12-month period is presented.•The ground provided more than 75% of the heating energy.•Performance metrics are presented.•Sources of systemic inefficiency are identified and prioritized using Exergy analysis.•Understanding performance metrics is vital for judicial use of renewable energy.
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