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heat pump click to hear : heat pump

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

compressor click to hear : compressor

Device compressing the refrigerant to the desired pressure.

fan click to hear : fan

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

refrigerant tubing click to hear : refrigerant tubing

electric connection click to hear : electric connection

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

refrigerant tubing click to hear : refrigerant tubing

Conduit circulating a refrigerant, thus enabling the heat transfer.

supply duct click to hear : supply duct

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

circuit breaker click to hear : circuit breaker

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

indoor unit click to hear : indoor unit

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).

outdoor unit click to hear : outdoor unit

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).