What is another word for U-value?

Pronunciation: [jˈuːvˈaljuː] (IPA)

U-value, also known as thermal transmittance, is a measure of heat transfer across a building element, such as a wall or roof. It represents the amount of heat that passes through unit area in unit time induced by unit temperature gradient. Some synonyms for U-value include thermal conductivity, insulation value, heat transfer coefficient, and R-value. R-value is a synonym that is commonly used in the United States and represents the thermal resistance of a building element, while U-value represents the inverse of this resistance. Other synonyms for U-value include thermal resistance, thermal transmittance, and thermal insulance. Each of these terms describes the ability of building elements to resist heat transfer and maintain comfortable indoor temperatures.

What are the hypernyms for U-value?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    thermal conductance, insulation performance, thermal transmittance.

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