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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Two Quietmasters have been increased in capacity, including 18,500 BTUs from 18,000.
That means we're using 144 times the average BTU expenditure per year
DeLonghi's portables essentially carry over: the Pinguino series, 8,500 to 13,000 BTUs with Optima Cool and SuperCool technology, and an 8,500 Kenwood.
One truckload of our fuel cubes is equivalent to three truckloads of wood fuel when you compare the BTU values.
One hundred dollars' worth of coal, for instance, contains more BTUs than $100 worth of oil, so coal would be hit harder than oil.
The BTU would not only affect every city directly, but also indirectly through the impacts on citizens and businesses.
Carrier is launching Solitaire Energy Star models in five capacities from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs.
Other Fedders additions are a 6,000-BTU unit in all four brands fitting a window opening 19 inches wide and 12 3/4 inches high, and a portable with 7,500 BTUs and electronic controls.
Ductless split systems run from 7,000 to 36,000 BTUs.
Six GC sizes from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs offer sound reduction.
The low-profile at 6,100 BTUs is back with White-Westinghouse and Frigidaire labels.
16, page 97), White-westinghouse has added four models from 10,000 to 12,000 BTUs with a side panel for air discharge.
It's more than a small-frame series reaching 10,000 BTUs, or more reliance on contemporary gray.