Central Heating System

  A system where heat is supplied to areas of a building from a single appliance through a network of ducts or pipes.

Energy terms . 2014.

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  • Central heating — unit A central heating system provides warmth to the whole interior of a building (or portion of a building) from one point to multiple rooms. When combined with other systems in order to control the building climate, the whole system may be a… …   Wikipedia

  • central heating — noun a heating system in which air or water is heated at a central furnace and sent through the building via vents or pipes and radiators (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑heating system, ↑heating plant, ↑heating, ↑heat * * * ˌcentral ˈheating [central… …   Useful english dictionary

  • central heating — n [U] a system of heating buildings in which water or air is heated in one place and then sent around the rest of the building through pipes etc ▪ the central heating boiler >centrally heated adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • central heating — noun uncount a system for heating a whole building by sending hot air or water through pipes to all the rooms …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • central heating — ► NOUN ▪ a system for warming a building by heating water or air in one place and circulating it through pipes and radiators or vents …   English terms dictionary

  • heating system — noun utility to warm a building the heating system wasn t working they have radiant heating • Syn: ↑heating plant, ↑heating, ↑heat • Derivationally related forms: ↑heat ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heating system — A heating system is a mechanism for maintaining temperatures at an acceptable level within a home, office, or other dwelling. Often part of an HVAC system. A heating system may be centralized or distributed.ee also: Main article: HVAC *Central… …   Wikipedia

  • central heating — N UNCOUNT Central heating is a heating system for buildings. Air or water is heated in one place and travels round a building through pipes and radiators …   English dictionary

  • central heating — /sɛntrəl ˈhitɪŋ/ (say sentruhl heeting) noun 1. a method of heating a building from a central system by circulating hot water, steam or air through pipes. 2. any method of heating several rooms in a building simultaneously …   Australian English dictionary

  • central heating — noun a system for warming a building by heating water or air in one place and circulating it through pipes and radiators or vents …   English new terms dictionary

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