British thermal unit

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Synonyms for British thermal unit

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure

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The added cost would be small, about 2 cents per million BTUs " acknowledges Ronald McMahan, an analyst for Resource Data International in Boulder, Colorado.
Under the administration plan, the BTU tax would be collected at the source--except for coal.
Of the brand's 29 models from 5,000 to 28,500 BTUs, 10 are Energy Star.
Danby's line spans from 5,000 to 18,000 BTUs, most with electronic controls, three-speed fan and cool, slideout chassis and oscillating air swing.
Five De Luxe models range from 5,200 to 17,500 BTUs.
Sharp has eight models from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs, all different from this year.
The step-up PAC-290 is rated at 7,500 BTUs for uninterrupted use without water or 8,500 BTUs for eight hours of "super-cooling" when filled with water.
Seven Gibson models, 5,050 to 25,000 BTUs, add a pleated Quick Mount window kit.
Intermediate units are the GAX098Y1A, 9,800 BTUs and 9.
More significantly, BTUs have been increased on several models, and a small-frame line has been added with seven models from 5,100 to 10,000 BTUs.
One model steps up from 8,000 to 9,000 BTUs and adds 1.
April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentuckians overwhelmingly oppose the Clinton administration's proposed Btu tax, according to public opinion results released today by Associated Industries of Kentucky.
NYSE: ASH) position paper on the Clinton administration's proposed Btu tax on the heat content of most forms of domestic energy.