Questions & Answers

What is BTU and BTUh?

BTU stands for British Thermal Unit.

One British Thermal Unit (BTU) represents the amount of heat required to raise or lower the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. The heat extracted from your home by an air conditioner is measured in BTUs.

Ever wondered what tonnages in ACs actually imply?

BTUh stands for British Thermal Units per Hour. While the heat extracted from your home by an air conditioner is measured in BTUs, cooling capacities are referred to in British Thermal Units per hour. For reference, 12,000 BTUh equals one ton of cooling.

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