# How many watts does a heat pump draw?

Asked By: Xiuying Causse | Last Updated: 9th June, 2020

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home and garden
indoor environmental quality

You may think this is high as normally the COP associated with a Ground Source

**Heat Pump**System is about 4.5 (Typically about 3.8 - 4.0 for Air Source**Heat Pumps**).**How much do Heat Pumps**affect the Electricity Power Network?Appliance | Electrical Consumption |
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Kettle | 3000 Watts |

12kw Ground Source Heat Pump | 1500 – 2500 Watts (See Image Below) |

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People also ask, how many watts does it take to run a heat pump?

15,000 watts

Additionally, will a 6500 watt generator run central air? A **6,500**-**watt generator will** power most window **air** conditioners. Small window **air** conditioners with a 5,000 BTU capacity **can** require a rated power of as little as 450 **watts**.

Beside above, how many watts does a mini split heat pump use?

Energy Star 9000 BTU Ductless AC - Heat Pump

Power Supply: | 115 VAC - 60Hz |
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Input ~ Cooling: (Lo - M - Hi) | 180 - 660 - 1050 Watts |

Input ~ Heating: (Lo - M - Hi) | 220 - 700 - 1100 Watts |

Rated Current ~ Cool: (St - Max) | 7 / 13.5 Amps |

Rated Current ~ Heat: (St - Max) | 609 / 1100 Watts |

How much electricity does a 3 ton heat pump use?

AIR CONDITIONING & HEAT PUMP LOADS - TYPICAL | ||
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SIZE | BTU | Starting Load |

1 Ton | 12,000 | 17 |

2 Ton | 24,000 | 33 |

3 Ton | 36,000 | 50 |