Peltier Heat Pumps / Thermoelectric Generators

With regards to thermoelectric heat pumps and power generation: In a previous job I used to use Peltier Effect heat pump modules. These were approximately 40mm x 40mm x 4mm thick and could be fed with anything up to 35V at 2A. The modules were use for heating an cooling scientific lab samples prior to viscosity measurements being made. If you put a load across the terminals and a temperature difference across the device then […]

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Heat Pump in Detroit

Will a heat pump work properly and cost effectively in the Detroit, Mi area? My current heat is a low-end gas forced air installed in 1985. The current central air is a lower end type unit. Is there a better forced air for the money than a heat pump? — I would not buy a heat pump for Detroit weather. When it gets cold and the heat pump can’t keep up the heat strips will […]

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