22 May 2008
Number of heat pump installations is continuously increasing in European
countries. Beginnings of the use in the Czech Republic are dated back to the 1990s and
since that time heat pumps have been becoming more and more popular. Popularity is given
by many virtues that the devices provide one of which is high operational reliability which
contributes to their long operational life. This paper deals with the state of heat pumps in the
Czech Republic as well as with problems of heat pump reliability.