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13:25 Mar 9, 2007
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German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Environment & Ecology / green energy
German term or phrase: energetischer Gesamtjahreswirkungsgrad
Hello again,

More from the green energy text:

"Anlagen muessen einen energetischen Gesamtjahreswirkungsgrad von mindestens 70% aufweisen."

I've found "annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE)" but I am not 100% sure that this is the same thing. Could anyone confirm this for me?

Thanks very much!

Hilary.
Hilary Davies Shelby
United States
Local time: 12:41
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Summary of answers provided
3annual overall energetic efficiency
Cetacea
2annual efficiency ratio
Jonathan MacKerron


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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
energetische Gesamtjahreswirkungsgrad
annual overall energetic efficiency


Explanation:
I've come across "energetische Gesamtwirkungsgrad" (= "overall energetic efficiency") before, but the "Jahres" bit is new to me, hence the CL of 3.


    Reference: http://www.cypenv.org/Files/hydrogen.htm
Cetacea
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Local time: 19:41
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36 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
energetische Gesamtjahreswirkungsgrad
annual efficiency ratio


Explanation:
for starters

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Note added at 37 mins (2007-03-09 14:02:31 GMT)
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"annual Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER)" gets some googles

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-03-09 14:28:30 GMT)
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I've confirmed "effeciency ratio" in several tech. dictionaries

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Note added at 136 days (2007-07-23 18:13:47 GMT)
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"yearly thermal efficiency" is measured in percent??

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Note added at 136 days (2007-07-23 18:23:39 GMT)
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yearly thermal efficiency rating

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 31
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hello Jonathan, Doing some research, I've found that the EER is usually measured in watts. This (whatever it is) is measured in %. I'm not sure they are the same figure - what do you think?

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Changes made by editors
Mar 9, 2007 - Changes made by Johanna Timm, PhD:
Term askedenergetische Gesamtjahreswirkungsgrad » energetischer Gesamtjahreswirkungsgrad


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