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Heating Degree Day

  • By: Petra Zimmermann
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Several heating- and cooling-based indices have been developed to reflect the strong relationships between energy use and atmospheric conditions. One such index is the heating degree day, which can describe the demand for energy used to heat interior spaces. The heating ...

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