Heating


Heating

Heating may refer to:
*HVAC: Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning

Heating devices, or systems:
*Block heater, or headbolt heater, an electric heater that heats the engine of a car to ease starting in cold weather
*Boiler
*Cathode heater, a coil or filament used to heat the cathode in a vacuum tube or cathode ray tube
*Central heating, method of providing warmth from one point to multiple rooms or apartments of a building
*Convector heater, a heater which operates by air convection currents circulating through the body of the appliance
*Dielectric heating, the phenomenon in which radiowave or microwave electromagnetic radiation heats a dielectric material
*District heating, a system for distributing heat generated in a centralized location for residential and commercial heating requirements
*Fan heater, a heater that works by using a fan to pass air over a heating element
*Feedwater heater, a power plant component used to pre-heat water delivered to the boiler
*Fireplace, an architectural element consisting of a space designed to contain a fire for heating or cooking
*Gas heater, a heater that burns natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas
*Geothermal heat pump, a heat pump that uses the thermal mass of the Earth to regulate indoor temperatures
*Geothermal heating a method of heating using geothermal heat
*Heating pad, a pad used for warming of parts of the body
*Hydronics, the use of water as the heat-transfer medium in heating and cooling systems
*Induction heating, the process of heating a metal object by electromagnetic induction
*Radiant heating, a heating system which heats a building through radiant heat rather than convection or forced-air heating
*Radiator, a heat exchanger designed to transfer thermal energy from one medium to another for the purpose of cooling and heating
*Radioisotope heater unit, small heaters that provide heat through radioactive decay
*Salamander heater, a portable forced-air or convection heater, often kerosene-fueled, used in ventilated areas for worksite comfort
*Solar furnace a structure used to harness the sun's rays to produce very high temperatures
*Solar heating, the usage of solar energy to provide process, space or water heating
*Storage heater, an electrical appliance which stores heat at a time when base load electricity is available at a low price
*Water heating, the heating of water for residential, commercial or industrial use

ee also

*Air conditioning
*Heat (disambiguation)
*Heater
*Infrared heating
*Thermostat
*Ventilation


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