Theme summary: Heat Pumps

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Theme: Heat Pumps 

Topic: Heat Pumps (Estimated time 15min) 

Activity: Good GCSE homework activity revising heating cooling specific heat capacity and latent heat plus highly informative about heat pumps. 

Heat pump engineer Luke Begley gives a great account of how heat pumps can lower the carbon footprint of homes. The questions which follow take students though an explanation of how heat pumps and fridges work, and a comparison of ground-sourced and air-sourced heat pumps. Calculations involve efficiency, concepts of heating and cooling and latent heat. 

Videos Luke talks about why jobs like his are important (3.54) 

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