Definition: District heat

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District heat

A heating system that uses steam or hot water produced outside of a building (usually in a central plant) and piped into the building as an energy source for space heating, hot water or another end use.[1][2][3]

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References
  1. http://205.254.135.24/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=D
  2. http://www1.eere.energy.gov/geothermal/glossary.html
  3. http://buildingsdatabook.eren.doe.gov/Glossary.aspx#Tech