Magnetocalorische warmtepompen: Innovatieve verwarmingsen koelsystemen

Translated title of the contribution: Magnetocaloric heat pumps: Innovative heating and cooling systems

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The increasing demand for energy-efficient heating systems and the booming of the air conditioner market create an urge for new cost-effective heating and cooling solutions. Currently, the vapour-compression heat pumps dominate this market. However, these conventional systems present some limitations. New innovative systems based on different caloric effects, such as the magnetocaloric effect, have the potential to overcome those limitations. In the recent years, several prototypes of magnetocaloric heat pumps have been successfully built and tested. They show very promising performances that are similar to that of conventional systems. Nonetheless, more R&D are needed before they become competitive.
Translated title of the contributionMagnetocaloric heat pumps: Innovative heating and cooling systems
Original languageDutch
JournalHeat+ (Techlink)
Issue numberSeptember 2020
Pages (from-to)48-50
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2020

Bibliographical note

Johra, H. (2020). Magnetocalorische warmtepompen: Innovatieve verwarmings- en koelsystemen. Heat+, pp. 48-50.


  • Magnetocaloric heat pump

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