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What does HCV stand for?

HCV stands for Higher Calorific Value

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Therefore, in estimating the efficiency of the same boiler, and under the same operating conditions but using the fuel higher calorific value it becomes equal not to 91-92% but to 78-80%, while the waste heat losses increase from 7-8% to [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], most of which, namely about [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] can really and cost effectively be used for heating needs.
Icafe's Zamora said coffee burning experiments show the beans burn hotter and have a higher calorific value than wood and a host of other traditional fuels used in industry.