Ground source heat pump status and supportive energy policies in Japan

Hadi Farabi-Asl, Andrew Chapman, Kenshi Itaoka, Younes Noorollahi

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    Ground source heat pump (GSHP) systems are energy-efficient technologies to provide low-carbon heating and cooling demands for the buildings. However, deployment of the GSHP systems in Japan is limited mainly due to the relatively high drilling costs for placement of the ground heat exchangers (GHEs), in comparison with EU and North American countries. This study is providing the historical data of deployment of different types of the GSHP systems in Japan, the supportive public policies and incentives for installation of GSHP systems. Finally, the barriers for the further utilization of the GSHP systems in Japanese buildings are discussed and solutions are suggested.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3614-3619
    Number of pages6
    JournalEnergy Procedia
    Publication statusPublished - 2019
    Event10th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE 2018 - Hong Kong, China
    Duration: Aug 22 2018Aug 25 2018

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Energy(all)


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