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Unformatted text preview: pump. She has determined the minimum heat transfer rate needed to heat her home to be 50 kJ/h. She has the opportunity to purchase a heat that has a COP of 5 and required 2.75 W of electric power to run. Should she buy this heat pump? If the inside of the house is to be maintained at 70 F and the average low outside temperature is 40 F, how does the performance of the actual heat pump compare with the maximum possible performance?...
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- Spring '06