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air conditioner

[′er ‚kən′dish·ən·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanism primarily for comfort cooling that lowers the temperature and reduces the humidity of air in buildings.

air conditioner

A device for providing air conditioning.
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Aircraft air conditioning units Market: Drivers Growing demand for connectivity, increase in the number of airports and affordable air transport are some of the factors estimated to fuel the demand for aircrafts and in turn drive the growth of the global aircraft air conditioning units market.
A decision to install air conditioning units in the classrooms of 750 state schools would cause additional costs and possibly create a series of other problems, Etek said.
"By installing an Encore - the world's first cistern that uses condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet - it would save an additional 13,140 litres of water per room annually compared to using a conventional cistern," he noted.
Thieves stole an external air conditioning unit from the Dental Teaching Unit on July 23, before returning almost 10 days later to steal a second unit from the facility.
"We are aware that our air conditioning unit is breaching planning consent.
"As the need within the region for district cooling systems arises, so does the requirement for adequate air conditioning units for rack enclosures, network closets and server rooms, which power the operations of many regional businesses.
The trio now face long spells in jail for masterminding the elaborate plot to import cannabis resin, with an estimated street value of pounds 270,000, hidden in air conditioning units.
The sensors are particularly useful for automotive air conditioners, which tend to leak refrigerant more than other types of units, and also for household central air conditioning units, Braun said.
The new "virtual refrigerant charge sensor" is particularly practical for automotive air conditioners, which tend to leak refrigerant more than other types of units, and also for household central air conditioning units, according to James Braun, a professor of mechanical engineering, Purdue University.
David White, customer services director at Kwik-Fit, says: "You might find that nasty smells are more prevalent at the start of spring as air conditioning units are often left untouched during the damper winter months, allowing more bacteria and mould to build up."
175 Ansty Road, Wyken - installation of six air conditioning units.
In America, the sudden surge of power required to keep the nation's air conditioning units going cuts off power.

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