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heat pump [2]click to hear

Device exchanging heat between two environments of different temperatures; it can either heat or cool a house, depending on how the circuit is set.
heat pump [2] compressor fan refrigerant tubing circuit breaker outdoor unit electric connection refrigerant tubing supply duct indoor unit

compressor click to hear

Device compressing the refrigerant to the desired pressure.

fan click to hear

Propeller-shaped blades drawing in outdoor air (heating mode) or expelling indoor air (cooling mode).

refrigerant tubing click to hear

circuit breaker click to hear

Mechanism automatically cutting off the power supply in the event of overload.

outdoor unit click to hear

Part of the pump in which, depending on the setting, the outside air is tapped (heating mode) or the indoor air is cooled (cooling mode).

electric connection click to hear

Conduit connecting the heat pump to the dwelling’s electric system.

refrigerant tubing click to hear

Conduit circulating a refrigerant, thus enabling the heat transfer.

supply duct click to hear

Duct carrying forced hot air (heating mode) or cool air (cooling mode) into the house.

indoor unit click to hear

Part of the pump that, depending on the setting, either transfers outdoor heat into the house (heating mode) or transfers heat from the indoors to the outdoors (cooling mode).