British Thermal Unit

How to Choose the Best Single Room Air Conditioner

Choosing the best single-room air conditioner for your Phoenix home may seem like a simple matter: Drive to a big-box home improvement store, find a low price, buy and install the unit. However, single-room air conditioners come in all quality levels and energy efficiencies. Choosing badly could cost you – not just now, but for years …

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British Thermal Unit (BTU)

You’ve probably heard the term ‘BTU’ in the past but have you ever wondered what the acronym stands for? If so, it’s British thermal unit. This measurement is in reference to the amount of heat that’s needed to raise one pound of water at maximum density through one degree (Fahrenheit). [the_ad id=”4195″]

What Exactly is a BTU & How Does that Apply to My New Air Conditioner?

The heat from your stove and the warmth in your home are measured by units of heat known as the British Thermal Unit, commonly referred to as the BTU. This simple measurement is used to classify how much heat an appliance can generate. At its core, a BTU is the amount of energy required to …

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