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radiant heating

noun
1.
the means of heating objects or persons by radiation in which the intervening air is not heated.
2.
a system for heating by radiation from a surface, especially from a surface heated by means of electric resistance, hot water, etc.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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Examples for radiant heating
  • Under the wood is a concrete slab that has radiant heating pipes.
  • Inside are dyed concrete floors with radiant heating, stylish modern furnishings, and lots of bright colors.
  • radiant heating provides an even, invisible blanket of warmth throughout the living areas.
  • radiant heating systems involve supplying heat directly to the floor or to panels in the wall or ceiling of a house.
  • radiant heating systems involve supplying heat directly to the floor or to panels in the walls or ceiling of a house.
  • Likewise, unique heat distribution systems are employed for radiant heating and are discussed in that section.
  • To learn about electric radiant heat and electric space heaters, see the radiant heating and small space heaters sections.
  • See the radiant heating section for more information.
  • For areas such as the sanctuary space, and facilities with warehouses and garages, consider installing radiant heating.
  • radiant heating systems may also be considered for high bay spaces and loading docks.
British Dictionary definitions for radiant heating

radiant heating

noun
1.
a system of heating a building by radiant heat emitted from panels containing electrical conductors, hot water, etc
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