Meaning : Ground heat exchanger
Category : Science
Sub Category : Consumer Technology
What does GHX mean or stand for ?
GHX are also known as Ground coupled heat exchangers. They are used in building that see alot of industrial activity due to which there is either a change in temperature due to cooling or heating of machinery and/or equipment.
The GHX comprises of a series of tubes which are coiled into a lattice arrangement and buried in the ground next to the building.The soil in the ground acts as a regulator for heat exchange and with the help of electric pumps,an equilibrium temperature is maintained in the building.