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energy efficiency ratio.



adv. Chiefly Literary.


a noun-forming suffix occurring orig. in loanwords from French (buccaneer; mutineer; pioneer) and productive in the formation of English nouns denoting persons who produce, handle, or are otherwise associated with the referent of the base word (auctioneer; engineer; mountaineer; pamphleteer); now frequently pejorative (profiteer; racketeer). Compare -ary, -er2, -ier2.
[< French, Middle French -ier (Old French < Latin -ārius -ary as suffix of personal nouns); in some nouns replacing earlier suffixes (see engineer, charioteer) or the French suffix -aire -aire (see musketeer, volunteer)]
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It was a bad winter; and, of course, these mountain- eers do get fits of home sickness; and a state of de- pression would make him vulnerable.
The Office EER and the Industrial EER are both comprised completely of voluntarily reported data from property owners and managers.
Even if you exaggerate only one episode, readers will probably be suspicious of the entire EER. Stick to the facts.
In the Philippines, I have been involved with the various organizations in several activities on EER and sustainability reporting, including the BOA, Picpa, SEC, Philippine Alliance for Sustainable Development, the Global Reporting Initiative and the SEED Institute.
It's aboot 30 eer syne at I got involv't wi the Buchan Heritage Society fa rin the hale affair an the naitral tongues fae rural fowk pits a lowe in the hairt bit fit's maist important, as weel's the crack, is foo young an aal come thegither wi the day's standard bearers passin on their skills an at halesome mix aagers weel for the future.
This year, BOMA International expanded its Experience Exchange Report database to include industrial properties with the launch of the Industrial Experience Exchange Report (Industrial EER).
EER = Energy Efficiency Ratio as calculated in AHRI Standard 210/240-2008, W/W (Btu [W.sup.-1] [h.sup.-1])
* A 10% increase in EER from 15 to 16.5 (EER = 36,610 Btu/h / 2,221 W).
Innovations include Friedrich's first electric heat-cool model to run on 110 volts, with 8,250 BTUs; the biggest window unit in the business at 35,000 BTUs with 8.6 EER (a companion heat-cool machine produces 17,300 BTUs of heat); and high energy ratings for Wallmaster solid-sleeve machines.
This past summer, I served as the public member on the G-III Foreign Service Selection Board (FS-03 Generalists for classwide consideration) and read thousands of Employee Evaluation Reports (EER).