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degree day

n
(Education) a day on which university degrees are conferred
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Noun1.degree day - the day on which university degrees are conferreddegree day - the day on which university degrees are conferred
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
2.degree day - a unit used in estimating fuel requirements for heating a building
temperature unit - a unit of measurement for temperature
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Heating degree day data applied to residential heating energy consumption, Journal of Applied Meteorology 19(3): 241-246.
Four subtasks are included: 1) A building Markov deterioration model is established based on building condition assessment through which the practical building service lifetime is estimated; 2) The ambient temperature variation is simulated using Markov Chain by examining the transition of the degree day level; 3) The annual energy consumption distribution for each possible combination of building condition and degree-day level is projected through neural network technique based on a measured dataset; 4) The transition between the possible energy consumption state (i.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange lists both heating degree day and cooling degree day contracts.
The Maxchill bottle will chill water to 63 F for about two hours on a 90 degree day, while ice water will reach the outside temperature in a regular bottle over the same duration.
Each 100 degree day variance from normal equates to approximately $0.
Imagine heading out in a 90 degree day and leaving your vehicle parked for two hours on an asphalt parking lot while you go shopping, then returning to your vehicle without the need to roll down the windows, open the doors and wait for the air conditioning to kick in," said Bowler.
0, our development teams are already moving forward with powerful new functionality for 2008 including expanded degree day analysis, improved rate calculation tools and the ultimate in web-based utility bill tracking," said Steven D.
I translated this into a quantitative degree day forecast.
A degree day is a measure used to describe how much the temperature differs from the standard average for one day.
Residential and commercial customers' consumptions per heating degree day were about 7 percent lower during the 2000-01 heating season than in the prior heating season," NW Natural's chief financial officer, Bruce R.
For example, in exchange for a premium, a HDD put provides payment for each degree day the underlying index is below the strike.
listings will include Heating Degree Day (HDD) and Cooling Degree Day (CDD) on both Monthly and Seasonal futures and options and the new European listings will include Heating Degree Day (HDD) and Cumulative Average Temperature (CAT) on both Monthly and Seasonal futures and options.