Definition of district heating in English:

district heating

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[mass noun]
  • The supply of heat or hot water from one source to a district or a group of buildings.
    More example sentences
    • In Sweden a system known as district heating allows buildings to be heated from a central town boiler, usually fuelled from wood.
    • This means removing the dust and sulphur dioxide from the emissions and using the heat efficiently through district heating schemes.
    • A district heating scheme, using heat from the mini power-station centred on the incinerator, was always part of the plan.

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