Heat Pump

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Heat Pump?

An electric device with both heating and cooling capabilities. It extracts heat from one medium at a lower (the heat source) temperature and transfers it to another at a higher temperature (the heat sink), thereby cooling the first and warming the second.

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