[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - temperature

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 01:52:04 UTC 2015


Getting further and further away from tag:temperature=

On 12/02/2015 12:37 PM, John F. Eldredge wrote:
> On February 11, 2015 6:16:39 PM CST, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12/02/2015 10:25 AM, John F. Eldredge wrote:
>>> On February 11, 2015 3:59:45 PM CST, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> On 12/02/2015 3:45 AM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>>>> Most air conditioners here have the ability to both heat and cool
>> at
>>>> least here and in the UK.
>>> Technically, a unit that can either cool a building, or heat it by
>> cooling outdoor air and transferring heat to indoor air, is a heat
>> pump rather than an air conditioner.
>>
>> And the common use term is 'air conditioner'.
>>
>> Some cooling only units are heat pumps - they work in humid
>> environments
>> where evaporative coolers fail. Places in deserts or near deserts use
>> the evaporative coolers (Alice Springs, Australia) while those in
>> tropical areas use heat pumps (Darwin, Australia)... what suits the
>> circumstance gets used.
>>
>>
>>
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> If you buy a unit marketed as an air conditioner, rather than as a heat pump, and expect to use it for heating as well as cooling, you are likely to be disappointed. In the USA, at least, heat pump is the standard marketing term for the units that can pump heat in either direction, and air conditioner is the standard marketing term for the units that only pump heat from indoors to outdoors.

Not in Australia... and in the UK? 
http://www.daikin.co.uk/air-conditioning/

On 12/02/2015 9:57 AM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 1:59 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Why do you consider heated and cooled an 'interesting
>     characteristic' and how do you see it being rendered on to a map?
>     Is it more 'important/significant' than the suggested temperature
>     values? If so .. why has it not been proposed?
>
>
> It's been proposed.

Where is the link to the past proposal for air conditioning or heat pump 
or heated or cooled ?
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