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LOW-GRADE HEAT [1 record]

Record 1 2005-08-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Heat (Physics)
  • Heating
DEF

Thermal energy at a temperature below 100°C (212°F).

CONT

Low-grade heat [is] a source of heat that is not hot enough to heat a living space by itself.

CONT

Very large quantities of low-grade heat are available as waste heat from industrial processes. Low-grade heat has a low availability factor.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chaleur (Physique)
  • Chauffage
DEF

Énergie thermique dont la température se situe en-dessous de 100 ºC (212 ºF).

CONT

[La] chaleur à basse température [est une] source de chaleur qui n'est pas suffisamment chaude d'elle-même pour réchauffer un endroit habitable.

Spanish

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