Definitions for "HEAT LOAD"
The amount of heat removed by a given system over a 24hour period.
Amount of heat, measured in BTU's, that is removed during a 24 hour period.
The amount of heat to be removed from a space to be air-conditioned or refrigerated to satisfy the requirements of the given installation. The total heat load is the sum of various separate heat loads coming from such sources as: sensible heat, latent heat, crew, electric lights, electrical equipment, engines and stoves, sunlight, and foodstuffs.
Keywords:  needed, space, energy, total
the total energy needed for space heating.