central heating

noun

: a system that heats all parts of a building
The house has central heating.

Examples of central heating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rather than wracking up your gas bill by turning up the central heating system in your entire home, a space heater warms only a specific area instead. Wendy Vazquez, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Dec. 2023 So, sleeping with a humidifier in the room can add that necessary moisture to the air, which Engelman assures will prevent your skin from drying out due to the dry air (even that from central heating). Adam Hurly, Robb Report, 6 Nov. 2023 But mini-split systems also gain a lot of efficiency by skipping the ducts that central heating and air conditioning systems use. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2023 Of course, the digs are equipped with a few modern details too like security cameras, a central heating system, and a spacious eight-car garage. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 25 July 2023 Like any smart thermostat, your home needs to have central heating and/or cooling for the Nest Thermostat to integrate. Matt Jancer, WIRED, 11 July 2023 Instead of central heating, the home is fitted with radiant flooring that warms it from the ground up. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 14 June 2023 These kind of filters can help trap allergens to reduce a person’s exposure while indoors, especially when particles are more likely to be airborne like during vacuuming, using a fan, or using central heating or air conditioning, says Dr. Jain. Jessica Migala, Women's Health, 9 June 2023 The old tiled stoves were ripped out and replaced with central heating; the smell of coal smoke retreated further from the center. Susanna Forrest, Longreads, 23 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Central heating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/central%20heating. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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