Ground-source heat pumps will heat, cool entire apartment complex

Ground-source heat pumps will heat, cool entire apartment complex

Throughout the building, Bosch water-to-air heat pumps are tucked away in closets, and pull water from the supply lines. Each apartment has its own heat pump. Two circulators are used per building. A Wilo Stratos handles the circulation of the indoor loop, while a Top S circulates the ground loop. All bore-holes are five-inches in diameter, with one-and-a-quarter-inch pipe.

BRIGHTON, COLO. — One of Colorado’s largest geothermal projects is soon drawing to a close. When finished, Solaire Apartments, in Brighton, Colo., will be entirely heated and cooled by ground-source heat pumps.

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