# Question: the electrical engineer on the project has stated that the...

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The electrical engineer on the project has stated that the heat pump power supply is limited to a peak electrical demand of 15 kW. Assuming that the heat pump COP is 3.5, What is the maximum heat rate in BTU/hr which could be supplied with the site’s electrical limitations? How long will this heat pump need to heat the slab given in problem 1 from 24°F to 34°F? Round your answer to the nearest hour.