Welcome to the Rural Energy "K" Glossary Terms!

At Rural Energy, we understand that the world of renewable energy and sustainable solutions can sometimes seem complex and filled with technical jargon. That's why we've created this comprehensive Glossary Page – to help demystify and clarify the terms and concepts you'll encounter on your journey towards a greener, more sustainable future.

Whether you're a homeowner looking to make energy-efficient upgrades, a business exploring renewable energy options, or simply someone curious about the latest eco-friendly technologies, our glossary is here to provide clear, concise definitions.

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A combustible hydrocarbon liquid derived from petroleum during the refining process. Used in outside heating tanks because it doesn’t gel in cold temperatures and in specific heating systems

Kerosene Heater

A portable heating device that burns kerosene fuel to produce heat for indoor or outdoor spaces, commonly used as a supplemental heating source.

Key-Operated Thermostat

A thermostat with a locking mechanism operated by a key, used in heating systems to restrict access or prevent unauthorized temperature adjustments.

Kilowatt (kW)

A unit of power measurement commonly used to quantify the heating capacity or electrical consumption of heating systems and appliances.

Knockdown Heater

A portable or temporary heating unit designed for easy assembly and disassembly, commonly used in construction sites, workshops, or event spaces.

K-Type Thermocouple

A type of temperature sensor commonly used in heating systems to measure high temperatures, consisting of two different metal wires joined at one end.


A wire or heating element used in resistance heating systems, such as electric furnaces or baseboard heaters, to convert electrical energy into heat.

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