heating system

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Noun1.heating system - utility to warm a buildingheating system - utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
boiler, steam boiler - sealed vessel where water is converted to steam
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
central heating - 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
gas heat - heating system that burns natural gas
panel heating - heating system consisting of wall or floor or baseboard or ceiling panels containing electric conductors or heating pipes
radiator - heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings
steam heat, steam heating - a heating system in which steam is generated in boilers and piped to radiators
utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
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2 optional slices are also planned: - to 1: supply, implementation, rental and maintenance for the duration of the works of a forced-air heating system (gas or fuel oil) located at the rear of the building.
This works well, like a forced-air heating system in a home, but I still wasn't happy with the 4-degree-Fahrenheit gradient from bottom to top.
When she and her husband bought their house, they were faced with the necessity of upgrading its creaky, old forced-air heating system.
When adapted to a forced-air heating system, the hot water from the wood boiler runs through a radiator-like plenum above the blower fan and the moving air absorbs the water's heat as it blows past the plenum into the heating ducts.
A forced-air heating system can move large volumes of air over long distances; therefore, it is often chosen for space heating in larger areas.
For example, in a forced-air heating system it is essential to change the air filters periodically.
Tall baseboards, used throughout the rest of the house, have been welcomed into the new kitchen: they now accommodate registers for the forced-air heating system, and here and there conceal hidden drawers that pull out on full-extension glides.