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English translation: wood-fired heating system

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French term or phrase:chaufferie bois
English translation:wood-fired heating system
Entered by: Rgaspari
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15:41 Apr 21, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
French term or phrase: chaufferie bois
The context is renewable energy sources.

included in a list of RE sources

Thanks a lot!
Rgaspari
United States
Local time: 00:54
wood-fired central heating/ heating system/boiler
Explanation:
une chaufferie used to be a boiler, now it can be used to describe a heating system or a central heating as mainy boiler are big enough to heat up many rooms.

Very often in French, we do not precise à bois but just bois.
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Bono
Local time: 09:54
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Thanks for your helpful experience.

Best,
Roseanne

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Summary of answers provided
nafirewood
ttagir
naOh, pls excuse: = firewood/charcoal heating appliances
ttagir
naheating by means of woodPatricia Tricker
nawood burning stove
Ingrid Fabi
naWood Burning BoilerFuad Yahya
naone more piece of informationBono
nawood-burning heating systems / wood-fired heating plant / wood-fired boilersConnie Leipholz
nawood-fired central heating/ heating system/boilerBono


  

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8 mins
wood-fired central heating/ heating system/boiler


Explanation:
une chaufferie used to be a boiler, now it can be used to describe a heating system or a central heating as mainy boiler are big enough to heat up many rooms.

Very often in French, we do not precise à bois but just bois.


    heating appliances are part of my experience
Bono
Local time: 09:54
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thanks for your helpful experience.

Best,
Roseanne

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13 mins
one more piece of information


Explanation:
if your chaufferie refers to a home heating system it may also provide the user with a traditional oven, in that case the choice should go to a boiler or an AGA. Do you have AGA boilers in America, in Europe that is often the term used instead of a boiler in spoken English as it is the most expensive thought-after trademark.
I could check what it is in America if boiler on its own is not enough for you.

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47 mins
wood-burning heating systems / wood-fired heating plant / wood-fired boilers


Explanation:
Hello !

Chaufferie is either a boiler room or a heating plant. C'est selon.

Here's what I found in connection with wood :

Local Sustainability Case Study #15
... resources and the conservation of energy. Aside from constructing a municipal wood-fired heating plant, an advertising campaign for the building of private and ...
www.iclei.org/egpis/egpc-015.html - 10k - Archivé en mémoire - Pages similaires


Why Wood Heating?
... designed, modern wood burning heating systems provide cost effective ... dioxide (CO2) emitted when wood fuels are converted to ... by a growing plant; wood as a fuel ...
www.britishbiogen.co.uk/bioenergy/heating/whywoodheat.htm


Termium says the following about chaufferies :

2. Domaine(s)
– Ovens, Furnaces and Boilers (Heating)
– Ship and Boat Parts


boiler room CORRECT

boiler house UNIFORMISÉ
chaufferie CORRECT, FÉM, UNIFORMISÉ
DEF – A room where steam or hot-water boilers and similar equipment are located. Source
OBS – boiler house: term officially approved by CP Rail.
DEF – Local renfermant les appareils de production de chaleur, dans un bâtiment, dans une usine, à bord d'un navire, etc.

Or in combination with other words :

1. Domaine(s)
– Heating


furnace room CORRECT
chaufferie d'immeuble CORRECT, FÉM
DEF – Room primarily used for the installation of heating equipment.
EX – Safety for boiler and furnace rooms.

EX – Boiler-and furnace-room lighting.

OBS – Furnace: ... not to be confused with a boiler. Source OBS – chaufferie : Local renfermant les appareils de production de chaleur, dans un bâtiment, dans une usine, à bord d'un navire, etc


1. Domaine(s)
– Ovens, Furnaces and Boilers (Heating)


penthouse heating plant
chaufferie en terrasse CORRECT, FÉM
DEF – Système de chauffage consistant à établir des batteries de chaudières au sommet des immeubles.


Finally, I thought of simply saying "food-fired boilers", and I found proof that this term exists :

HVAC-Talk: For Contractors, Home-Owners and DIY - wood fired ...
... Author, ... i am looking at hooking one up in conjunction with my heat pump for backup heat. i have found several when i searched for wood fired boilers. ...
hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?threadid=2356 - 32k


Wood fired Eckrohr-Boilers. Wood fired boiler with water cooled inclined grate, 81 kB, Wood has ...
www.eckrohrkessel.com/boiler/holz.htm

And :

MESCOLI BOILERS and WOOD-FIRED DOMESTIC HEATERS
... Mescoli Caldaie can boast more than 40 years' experience in the steel boilers sector. It is a specialist in the technology of wood-fired domestic heating. ...
www.mescolicaldaie.it/eng/def.html


I hope that I gave you enough choice to find the right term that best suits your context.

Best regards,
Connie












    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Internet
Connie Leipholz
Canada
Local time: 03:54
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1 hr
Wood Burning Boiler


Explanation:
Look at the following page, which compares (in video) wood burning boilers with and without gas cofiring:

http://www.cofire.com/videow.htm

Fuad


    See citation above
Fuad Yahya
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1 hr
wood burning stove


Explanation:
that's what it is called in Canada....

Ingrid Fabi
Canada
Local time: 03:54
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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6 hrs
firewood


Explanation:
The answer here is as simple as possible: they mean the wood which is used for burning in whatever heating systems (either with or without boilers, stoves, ovens furnaces,etc.).

This wood is used purely for extraction of heat energy; it is renewavble since after cleaning a piece of woodland you can expect that some years after you will get again that part of woodland renewed either in artificial (and this is quicker) or natural way.

I spent some years lecturing in Africa and saw by my own eyes how strongly the population there depends namely on that source of energy: they used to apply charcoal for PREPARATION OF FOOD and for the majority of people inhabiting the country there was no any alternative (electricity, gas, domestic kerosine, etc.) for many people. Gracias a Deus, in my apartments we had electric supply, but some African neighbors used charcoal for preparation of food, heating water. etc.

With best regards,
Dr. Tagir S. Tagirov
KSU
(Ex-Director of the Faculty of Mathematics at UEM, RM:-)



    Lingvo + Britannica + Merriam Webster
ttagir
Local time: 11:54
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in TatarTatar
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6 hrs
Oh, pls excuse: = firewood/charcoal heating appliances


Explanation:
Please excuse me; in my too long explanations about firewood and charcoal utilization I missed to pur exact meaning of your French words:)

Yours,
Dr TSTagirov.


    See also the previous answer
ttagir
Local time: 11:54
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10 hrs
heating by means of wood


Explanation:
chauffer means to heat & bois means wood


    any basic French-English dictionary!
Patricia Tricker
Local time: 08:54
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