central heating


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to central heating: central heating systems

central heating

a system for heating the rooms of a building by means of radiators or air vents connected by pipes or ducts to a central source of heat

Central heating

A system where heat is supplied to all areas of a building from a central plant through a network of ducts or pipes.

Central Heating

 

a heating system in which the heat is transported from a heat source located either inside or outside the building served (a boiler installation or a district heat and power plant) to the rooms of the building through pipelines or air ducts. Heated water, air, or steam may be used as the heat carrier.

central heating

[′sen·trəl ′hēd·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
The use of a single steam or hot-water heating plant to serve a group of buildings, facilities, or even a complete community through a system of distribution pipes.
References in periodicals archive ?
The property is further enhanced with double glazing and gas central heating.
HOW MUCH: PS149,950 WHO: Steeles 0121 742 2000 KINGS HEATH WHERE: Yarningale Road, WHAT: Traditional style property with entrance porch, two reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, ground floor toilet, three bedrooms, shower room and separate toilet, central heating and double glazing.
Checklist ADDRESS: Meredith Road, Wyken, Coventry TYPE: Three bedroom end of terrace house RENTAL: PS650pcm AGENT: Hawkins TELEPHONE: 02476 224001 KEY FEATURES: Unfurnished Gas central heating Double glazing Extended kitchen/breakfast room Bathroom with shower
THE SNP's plan to fund 18,000 central heating boilers is hailed by Alex Neil as following on the "resounding success" of the boiler scrappage scheme, as though this was some kind of Nat achievement.
Central Heating and Cooling specializes in residential furnace, boiler and air conditioner service repairs and sales, serving the Buffalo metro area and surrounding suburbs for over 30 years.
THE time has come to turn on my central heating and I expect the radiators will need bleeding.
For pounds 790 a month, it has three spacious double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a shower room, steam room and gas central heating.
Residents qualifying can get help for high efficiency boilers, central heating, cavity wall and loft insulation and draught proofing being installed.
They applied for free central heating but instead engineers condemned their old gas fires and shut them down.
The great annual central heating switch-on has started in Wales with electricity demand rising by nearly a third in just one week, it emerged yesterday.
MORE homes in North Wales are without central heating than any other region of Wales.
Buyers love original features such as inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams but few want the problem of replacing a tired kitchen or installing central heating.

Full browser ?