Australia’s first residential precinct powering HVAC with ground source heat pumps
A geothermal installation at Fairwater – a major residential community in Sydney by Frasers Property Australia – is one of the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, using heat pumps and ground loops to provide heating and cooling to 750 homes. The innovative solution was part of a $1.71 million, three-year study known as the Fairwater Living Laboratory that examined the effects of ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) on energy costs for residents and investigated its viability for industry-wide adoption of the technology as part of local, renewable and efficient energy infrastructure.
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