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heat pump vs coal
Comparison of heat pump heating system and other heating systems.

The comparison was made on rated output 10, 8 kW systems and heating surface 180 square metres.

Heat pump vs other systems comparision chart

Technical Specifications

Gas Boiler

Oil Fired Boiler

Electric Boiler

Heat Pump

Cost

Medium

Medium

Low

High

Heating surface

180

180

180

180

Rated output, kW

10,8

10,8

10,8

10,8

Surface technical room, m2

6

6

3

6

Power consumption, kW/h

1,5

2

13

2

Source of energy

Gas

Oil/ Liquid fuel

Electricity

The thermal energy from the ground, water, air and electricity

Annual energy consumption

5000 m3

10000 litres

69000 kW

75 % energy from renewable cost-free resources

Lifetime

15-20 years

15-20 years

3-8 years

50 years

Risk of fire

Dangerous (continuous combustion)

Dangerous (continuous combustion)

Dangerous

Safe

Risk of explosion

Dangerous

Dangerous

Dangerous

Safe

The level of environmental hazard

Harmful (CO and NOx emission)

Harmful (CO and NOx emission)

Harmless

Harmless

Ventilation

Required

Required

Not require

Not require

Technical verification

Regular

Regular

From time to time

From time to time

Safety

High

High

High

Very High

Autonomy in the absence of electricity

Nо possibility

Nо possibility

Nо possibility

Provides backup power generator of 2 kW

Cooling capacity

Nо possibility

Nо possibility

Nо possibility

Provides

Cost effectiveness

Low

Low

Low

High after 3- 5 years