Compression-absorption heat pumps
Paper in proceeding, 1990

This paper describes the recent work worldwide on compression-absorption heat pumps, sometimes called the compression heat pump with solution loop. Most workers have concentrated on the use of NH3/N20 as working pair, a choice justified both in terms of performance and environment. Work has also tended to concentrate on higher temperature applications, an area for which the pair NH3/H20 is well suited., Although several large scale experimental plants have been built and operated there is still considerable work to be done before such systems can be considered practical.


Lena Åhlby

Department of Heat and Power Technology

David Hodgett

Proceedings of the 3rd International Energy Agency Heat Pump Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 12-15 March 1990

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