Modeling and measurement methods for multi-source heat pumps


  • Péter Hermanucz Institute of Technology, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Hungary
  • Gábor Géczi Institute of Environmental Science, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Hungary
  • István Barótfi Institute of Technology, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Hungary



multi-source heat pump, heat pump modelling


Multi-source heat pumps are gaining prominence as energy prices rise and environmental efforts intensify. This type of heat pump system can be used for industrial processes as well as for heating. However, it is a challenge to properly model the two heat sources, possibly operating in parallel, to provide the appropriate input parameters for the design process. The aim of our work is to compile a system that is suitable for the parallel operation of two heat sources. We can compare the measured data with the results of the software used for modeling.


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Hermanucz, P., Géczi, G., & Barótfi, I. (2021). Modeling and measurement methods for multi-source heat pumps. Science, Technology and Innovation, 14(3-4), 12–17.



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