Definition of space heating in US English:

space heating


  • See space heater

    • ‘It features solar panels used to generate electricity, passive solar space heating, solar water heating, and a water catchment system (which collects and filters rain-water for household use).’
    • ‘Solar thermal panels heat the water and a geothermal system provides space heating and air conditioning.’
    • ‘Since use of electricity for space heating has shown a general decline, ‘lights and appliances’ explain much of the increase in share and overall use.’
    • ‘Under the standard, a building's annual demand for space heating should not exceed 15 kilowatt hours per square metre, per year.’
    • ‘75% of household energy use goes on water and space heating, and due to the poor quality of our housing stock, most of this is simply wasted.’