energy efficiency ratio


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energy efficiency ratio

[′en·ər·jē i′fish·ən·se ‚rā·shō]
(electricity)
A value that represents the relative electrical efficiency of air conditioners; it is the quotient obtained by dividing Btu-per-hour output by electrical-watts input during cooling.
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Energy efficiency ratio (EER) was developed by the industry to evaluate the rate of energy consumption for air conditioning units [18].
SEER is "seasonal energy efficiency ratio," a measure of seasonal or annual efficiency of a central air conditioner or air-conditioning heat pump that is the average BTUs of cooling delivered for every watt-hour of electricity used by the heat pump over a cooling season.
A breakthrough in low energy, environmentally-friendly cooling, Micro Powercool chillers are designed by Rhoss to provide the best EER (Energy Efficiency Ratio) performance in their range.
The regulation, which took effect January 2006, raised the minimum Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) value for residential air conditioners and heat pumps by 30 percent, from SEER 10 to SEER 13, which is the minimum standard.
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This number helps estimate annual efficiency.
An energy efficiency ratio comparison by the IEA shows the United States needs double the amount of energy consumed by Japan to produce one GDP unit, while China and India use about nine times as much energy as the amount needed in Japan.
A: SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. SEER is determined in a laboratory setting to rate the efficiency of the equipment only.
The new federal Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, or SEER 13 standard, to be effective on Jan.
Make sure the system you buy has a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio of 15 or greater, and an Energy Efficiency Ratio of 13 or greater.
Also look for the Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) on the yellow Energy Guide label.
Many older central air conditioners have seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) ratings of only 6 or 7.

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