Degree Days : The Different Types

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Journal titleBuilding Research Note
Subjectatmospheric temperature; heating (process); cooling ( treatment); freezing; growth; degree-days; Building envelope; temperature atmospherique; chauffage (procede); traitement par le froid; congelateur; croissance; degre-jour
AbstractSome energy requirements are correlated with the accumulated air temperature above or below some standard or base temperature. When computed from daily mean temperatures, these temperature differences are called degree days. Definitions are given of heating degree-days, cooling degree-days, growing degree-days, and freezing and thawing degree-days.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number1860
NPARC number20377678
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Record created2012-07-24
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