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heat pump [2 records]

Record 1 - external organization data 2017-03-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Museums and Heritage (General)
OBS

heat pump: an item in the "Building Components" class of the "Built Environment Objects" category.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Muséologie et patrimoine (Généralités)
OBS

thermopompe : objet de la classe «Composants du bâtiment» de la catégorie «Éléments du bâtiment».

Spanish

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Record 2 2011-09-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Exchangers
DEF

A mechanical refrigerating system used for air cooling in the summer, and which, when the evaporator and condenser effects are reversed, absorbs heat from the outside air, water or ground in winter and raises it to a higher potential so that it also can be used for winter heating.

OBS

heat pump: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Thermodynamique
  • Échangeurs de chaleur
DEF

Dispositif prélevant de l'énergie thermique dans un milieu extérieur pour la transporter au moyen de l'air ou de l'eau vers l'espace à chauffer.

OBS

pompe thermique : terme adopté par l'Association canadienne pour le développement du cuivre et du laiton (CCBDA).

OBS

thermopompe; pompe à chaleur : termes uniformisés par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Termodinámica
  • Intercambiadores de calor
DEF

Instrumento que suministra aire frío o caliente, produciendo un gradiente de temperaturas entre el espacio que hay que calentar o enfriar y el espacio adyacente.

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