- WP Max Heat Pumps
- Stratified storage tank
- Solar Thermal Energy
- Heating + Cooling with photovoltaics
- Domestic hot water heating
- Control technology
Heat pumps are a mature technology. They pay for themselves when the cost ratio of the electricity used to other energy sources is favourable. No other heat generator receives such a high energy label as a "stand-alone" unit as a heat pump. The heat pump uses at least 75% free of charge available environmental energy from earth, air or water. Only 25% are supplied in the form of river for the enterprise of the heat pump. This can happen nowadays simply with ?green river? from regenerativ energy sources. Thus the consumer saves not only environmentally conscious energy, but cash money. The user of a heat pump is moreover less dependent on fossil, finite energy sources and the associated volatile price development.
The heat pump as heating and cooling system must be designed correctly for smooth and long operation. The heat pump's performance is subject to a wide variety of requirements due to its operation in summer and winter. For higher power requirements, several heat pumps are often connected in cascades in order to meet the different requirements (heating, cooling, hot water preparation). In the small and medium output range, inverter technology is increasingly gaining acceptance. ratiotherm set a development focus here years ago and is equipping more and more models with this technology.
By using an inverter, the output of the heat pump adapts to the actual and current heating or cooling demand. This guarantees uniform, energy-efficient and gentle operation of the heat pump.
The inverter-controlled DC compressors are among the most efficient compressors on the market and are currently state of the art. They have advantages due to their wide range of applications and also convince in the partial load range with very high coefficients of performance. State-of-the-art control technology ensures exact monitoring of the heat pump's operating limits. The control always aims at balancing the requirements as quickly as possible with 100% of the available capacities. A limitation of the maximum output is also possible in order to meet the heating requirements of the building at any time. At ratiotherm, the abbreviation Flex is found in the product names of the individual heat pump series when efficient inverter technology is used.