The surface of a material. Textures may be smooth, rough, etc.
Paint that can be manipulated by brush, roller, trowel, or other tool to produce various effects.
Texture patch repair kit
The layer of dead stems that builds up under many lawn grasses. Thatch should be removed periodically to promote better water and nutrient penetration into the soil.
A roof covering made with straw, palms, reeds or other natural growths that are bound together in order to shed water.
A surveying tool used in precision work.
Measurement unit of heat equal to 100,000 BTU.
Relating to heat.
Thermal (energy) storage
A technology that lowers the amount of electricity needed for comfort conditioning during utility peak load periods. A buildings thermal energy storage system might, for example, use off-peak power to make ice or to chill water at night, later using the ice or chilled water in a power saving process for cooling during the day.
Thermal balance point
The point or outdoor temperature where the heating capacity of a heat pump matches the heating requirements of a building.