heat pump design heat pump design karunnt (Mechanical) (OP) 18 Oct 16 04:57 I am a mech. eng. with very limited experience and would like to design a heat pump. Where would I start? Thanks. RE: heat pump design itsmoked (Electrical) 18 Oct 16 05:56 Learn everything you can about refrigeration; compressors, evaporators, condensers, how they all relate and what controls are needed. Keith Cress kcress - http://www.flaminsystems.com RE: heat pump design dbill74 (Mechanical) 18 Oct 16 14:06 Fundamentally you need to know the Refrigeration Cycle, you need to know and understand this since designing a heat pump is all about manipulating this cycle. Then, I recommend getting a job with Trane, Carrier, Lennox, York or any other manufacturer of HVAC equipment to gain first hand knowledge of what it takes to design heat pumps.