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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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636 million British thermal units (Btu) per barrel as estimated by the Bureau of Mines and first published in the Petroleum Statement, Annual, 1956.
95 per million British thermal unit to set up urea plant at the Chabahar port.
00 per million British thermal units in a quiet market ahead of the New Year holiday, analysts and traders said on Friday
The government will now charge Rs 95 per one million British thermal units (MMBTU) for the consumption of zero to 100 cubic metres of gas, Rs 190 per MMBTU for 100 to 300 cubic metres of gas, Rs 800 per MMBTU for 300 to 500 cubic metres of gas and Rs 1,006 per MMBTU for 500 and above cubic metres of gas per month.
According to DOE, one million British thermal units (Btus) of natural gas will cost an estimated $12.
primaries creating aluminum from raw materials would save 1 trillion British thermal units of energy per year.
The MRF uses an energy recovery ventilation system that recycles British thermal units to heat the building, recycling two-thirds to three-quarters of its energy.
52 per million British thermal units and supported the whole energy complex.
Hunter Manufacturing has released a new multi-fuel tent heater, the MTH-150, which can provide 120,000 British Thermal Units per hour of safe, breathable air for up to 17 hours of continuous operation before manual refuelling, although the unit can be attached to a remote bulk fuel supply to alleviate this chore.
40 per million British Thermal Units, one-third the international energy price.
Its heat output in British Thermal Units (BTUs) however, was considered too low to be effective at the time.
will be interconnected to LIPA's grid and operate in a combined heat and power (CHP) mode to provide 10,000 watts of electrical power and 30,000 British thermal units of heat to the building's water heater.
4 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTU) by 2020, as countries strive to meet escalating demand for electricity, fuelled by booming populations, industrial development and stricter environmental regulations.
Under the building code, every new and remodeled home in Pitkin County must meet a strict "energy budget" of approximately 40,000 British thermal units per square foot.
The cost of fuel for power plants is generally given in dollars per million British thermal units (MBtu), where 1 Btu is the thermal energy required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit.
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