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Influence of local geological data on the performance of horizontal ground-coupled heat pump system integrated with building thermal loads

Research paper by ChanjuanHana, Kevin M.Ellettb, ShawnNaylorb, Xiong (Bill)Yucd

Indexed on: 27 Oct '17Published on: 01 Dec '17Published in: Renewable Energy



Abstract

•3D Finite Element Modelling of horizontal GCHP system integrated with building thermal loads.•Analyzed the performance of GHEs incorporating site specific geological data.•Evaluated GHEs integrated with different thermal load scenarios.•Assessed strategies to refine the design of horizontal GCHP.