Heat loss


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heat loss

[′hēt ‚lȯs]
(physics)
Energy or power transmitted out of a system in the form of heat. Also known as heat dissipation.

Heat loss

Migration of heat from a space: by conduction, radiation, or exchange of air.

heat loss

1. The net decrease in heat within a space.
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He said: "The surveyor found no evidence of specific heat loss but did point out that, as the garage is exposed on three sides and at roof level, it will cool at a quicker rate than the rest of his home.
However, heat loss occurs from any part of the body that is exposed so if you were naked, for instance, you'd lose approximately 10% of your body heat through your head and 90% through the rest of your body.
A more comfortable home: Energy-efficient glazing reduces heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.
uk/heatmap, type in their address and check how the heat loss from their roof compares to other nearby homes and to the city as a whole.
Detailed naturai convection heat loss is assumed for each body face.
The following measures lead to both lower investment costs for the civil works connected to the laying of the pipelines and lower heat loss.
Warming these patients up when they arrive in hospital so we can treat them safely can be very difficult, and one of the biggest problems we face is preventing further heat loss - this is where woolly hats come in.
Analytical, numerical and simplified methods have been used to model heat loss from buildings to the ground.
8220;Convective heat loss is the low hanging fruit in terms of weatherization,” Chomko said.
Calculation of the direct specific heat loss through the building envelope:
The loft insulation should be insulated to a minimum depth of 270mm to stop heat loss through the ceiling.
If you are worried about heat loss through windows, a cheaper option is secondary double glazing or using rubber draft stripping which is available in DIY shops and can also be used on doors.