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New Testing and Rating Procedures for Seasonal Performance of Heat Pumps



David Didion, George E. Kelly


It more efficient products are to be developed, it is essential that fair credit be given to as many energy conservation innovations as possible. In order to give such credit, and evaluation procedure is necessary which considers the causes of the inefficiencies, or stated in a positive sense, considers the modifications to the unit which will tend to minimize all the inefficiencies that may exist as operated in the field.
ASHRAE Journal
No. 9


heat pumps, conservation, evaluation, cooling, tests, equations, heating, temperature, test methods


Didion, D. and Kelly, G. (1979), New Testing and Rating Procedures for Seasonal Performance of Heat Pumps, ASHRAE Journal, [online], (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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Created September 1, 1979, Updated February 19, 2017