TeachMeFinance.com - explain Heat content
Heat content The term 'Heat content' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' Heat content of combustible energy forms can be expressed in terms of either gross heat content (higher or upper heating value) or net heat content (lower heating value), depending upon whether or not the available heat energy includes or excludes the energy used to vaporize water (contained in the original energy form or created during the combustion process). The Energy Information Administration typically uses gross heat content values'.
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