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see British thermal unitBritish thermal unit,
abbr. Btu, unit for measuring heat quantity in the customary system of English units of measurement, equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water at its maximum density [which occurs at a temperature of 39.
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British thermal unit

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. Abbr. Btu.
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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.
Nor does the BTU tax live up to the president's promises of fighting pollution.
As a source of revenue in the Clinton plan, the BTU tax would be second only to the proposed changes in personal income tax rates.
Carrier is launching Solitaire Energy Star models in five capacities from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs.
Split systems columnar type: 24,000 BTU, 48,000 BTU, 60,000 BTU;
Fedders will add five Energy Star models from 5,000 to 18,000 BTUs, each with a 10.
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Six GC sizes from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs offer sound reduction.
Whang, executive chairman of Amtech said, The addition of BTU supports our business model of growth through strategic acquisition and continuous innovation.
0 EER and a metal cabinet, and a 24,000 BTU carrying an 8.