The opaque portion of a wall that encloses a crawlspace and is partially or totally below grade. A crawlspace wall component includes the opaque portion of a wall that encloses a crawlspace and is partially or totally below grade, as measured from the sill to the top of the footing.
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The period of peak electricity or natural gas demand, as defined by a utility tariff, that establishes annual system peak load. The critical demand period is different from typical demand periods as traditionally defined by utility tariffs.
Canadian Standards Association.
Cooling Tower Institute.
An electrical device used to convert large currents to proportionally smaller currents based on a given ratio; typically used for metering.