This remarkable book, written by a practising engineer with over 30 years relevant experience, attempts to give an easy-to-understand balanced view of a topic seemingly clouded with uncertainties. Starting from fundamentals, leading on to the nitty-gritty, it will be invaluable for everyone (including installers and architects) considering installing a heat pump. Providing all the information you need: how they work; are they appropriate for you; how to use them efficiently; sources of heat; distributing the heat; hot water production and environmental and financial issues. Dispels some common misconceptions and presents a number of case studies. 160 pages hardback.