- Radiant Heating System
- A heating system where heat is supplied (radiated) into a room by means of heated surfaces, such as electric resistance elements, hot water (hydronic) radiators, etc.
Energy terms . 2014.
Energy terms . 2014.
radiant heating — Heating system in which warm or hot surfaces are used to radiate heat into the space to be conditioned … Dictionary of automotive terms
radiant heating — 1. the means of heating objects or persons by radiation in which the intervening air is not heated. 2. a system for heating by radiation from a surface, esp. from a surface heated by means of electric resistance, hot water, etc. [1910 15] * * *… … Universalium
radiant heating — noun heating a building by radiation from panels containing hot water or electrical heaters • Hypernyms: ↑heating, ↑warming * * * noun : panel heating * * * 1. the means of heating objects or persons by radiation in which the intervening air is… … Useful english 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
Electric radiant heating — A heating system in which electric resistance is used to produce heat which radiates to nearby surfaces. There is no fan component to a radiant heating system. California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms … Energy terms
radiant heating — ra′diant heat′ing n. 1) ene bui the means of heating objects or persons by radiation in which the intervening air is not heated 2) ene bui a system for heating by radiation from a surface, esp. from a surface heated by means of electric… … From formal English to slang
Radiant Floor — A type of radiant heating system where the building floor contains channels or tubes through which hot fluids such as air or water are circulated. The whole floor is evenly heated. Thus, the room heats from the bottom up. Radiant floor heating… … Energy terms
Heating — may refer to: *HVAC: Heating, ventilation and air conditioningHeating devices, or systems: *Block heater, or headbolt heater, an electric heater that heats the engine of a car to ease starting in cold weather *Boiler *Cathode heater, a coil or… … Wikipedia
heating — I Process of raising the temperature of an enclosed space. Heat can be delivered by convection, radiation, and thermal conduction. With the exception of the ancient Romans, who developed a form of central heating, most cultures relied on direct… … Universalium
Radiant energy — Visible light (a form of radiant energy) scattered by fog in a forest. Radiant energy is the energy of electromagnetic waves. The quantity of radiant energy may be calculated by integrating radiant flux (or power) with respect to time and … Wikipedia