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therm

Brit a unit of heat equal to 100 000 British thermal units. One therm is equal to 1.055 056 × 108 joules
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therm

[thərm]
(thermodynamics)
A unit of heat energy, equal to 100,000 international table British thermal units, or approximately 1.055 × 108 joules.
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therm

A quantity of heat equivalent to 100,000 Btu.
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The total daily gas use required to operate the dishwasher was estimated at 4.3 therms (454 MJ).
One therm is equal to about 100,000 British thermal units.
14, the state Public Utilities Commission approved KeySpan's request to charge its New Hampshire customers $1.1843 per therm of natural gas for the 2007-2008 heating season.
In September 1998, the average price of natural gas at the wellhead (excluding the costs of long-distance transmission and distribution to households) was as low as $0.16 per therm, or $1.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf).
The assessment of the annual therms saved is calculated based on the previous year's fuel consumption, and the application should include a description of the previous energy control method, the proposed method, and a description of how installation of U.S.
Gas production from these assets is expected to be more than of 200 million therms in 2010, an increase of around 300 million therms in 2012, which will offer around six percent of the company's requirements.
NStar said last summer's per-therm cost of gas was 87.26 cents per therm. For the six-month period starting May 1, NStar said the average monthly bill for a customer using 38 therms per month would be $61.31, up $5.05, or 9 percent compared to the same period a year earlier.
If approved by state regulators, the average monthly bill for a Fitchburg Gas and Electric customer using 150 therms of natural gas would drop to $251.62, a 6.3 percent decrease from last year's average bill of $268.48.
Rosen, NJAA President, explained, "we've already secured fixed natural gas prices for 5 million therms that will result in a 19 percent reduction in fuel costs to a group of former PSE&G customers."