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    På svenska: En värmepump är en teknisk anordning som överför värme från en kall till en varm plats. För att detta ska vara möjligt måste energi i någon form tillföras, enligt termodynamikens andra huvudsats. Den skenbara verkningsgraden (värmefaktorn) i en värmepump kan nå upp till 500 procent. Att komplettera eller ersätta direktverkande el (elelement) eller elpanna med en luft-luftvärmepump kan typiskt minska elkostnaden för en villa med 20 till 25 procent.Tekniken i en värmepump är i princip densamma som i en kylanläggning för luftkonditionering. Den huvudsakliga skillnaden mellan dessa två är användningsområdet; värmepumpar används för uppvärmning, medan kylanläggningar används för kylning. Lär dig mer på Wikipedia
    In English: A heat pump is a device that uses work to transfer heat from a cool space to a warm space by transferring thermal energy using a refrigeration cycle, cooling the cool space and warming the warm space. In cold weather a heat pump can move heat from the cool outdoors to warm a house; the pump may also be designed to move heat from the house to the warmer outdoors in warm weather. As they transfer heat rather than generating heat, they are more energy-efficient than other ways of heating a home.A gaseous refrigerant is compressed so its temperature rises. When operating as a heater in cold weather, the warmed gas flows to a heat exchanger in the indoor space where some of its thermal energy is transferred to that indoor space, causing the gas to condense to its liquid state. The liquified refrigerant flows to a heat exchanger in the outdoor space where the pressure falls, the liquid evaporates and the temperature of the gas falls. It is now colder than the temperature of the outdoor space being used as a heat source. It can again take up energy from the heat source, be compressed and repeat the cycle. Air source heat pumps are the most common models, while other types include ground source heat pumps, water source heat pumps and exhaust air heat pumps. Large-scale heat pumps are also used in district heating systems.The efficiency of a heat pump is expressed as a coefficient of performance (COP), or seasonal coefficient of performance (SCOP). The higher the number, the more efficient a heat pump is. When used for space heating, heat pumps are typically much more energy-efficient than electric resistance and other heaters. Because of their high efficiency and the increasing share of fossil-free sources in electrical grids, heat pumps can play a key role in climate change mitigation. Consuming 1 kWh of electricity, they can transfer 3 to 6 kWh of thermal energy into a building. The carbon footprint of heat pumps depends on how electricity is generated, but they usually reduce emissions in mild climates. Heat pumps could satisfy over 80% of global space and water heating needs with a lower carbon footprint than gas-fired condensing boilers: however, in 2021 they only met 10%. Learn more at Wikipedia