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An air conditioner BTU calculator is software designed to determine the required power of an air conditioner to cool a room based on the specific area and temperature conditions. One BTU (British Thermal Unit) is the amo... More »

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BTUs per hour is a standard measurement that indications how many British Thermal Units an air conditioner removes from a room in one hour. A BTU is the unit of heat necessary to raise 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahren... More »

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The British thermal unit rating is a measurement of how much heat an air conditioner can remove from a room and is important in determining what size unit is needed. The ratio of Btu per hour to power input wattage deter... More »

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An air conditioner thermostat is a device which displays room temperature while working in tandem with the air conditioner. Thermostats can be used to automatically adjust the temperature in a room or to gauge temperatur... More »

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A 220V air conditioner is a machine that can help control a room's internal temperature that requires 220 volts of electricity to operate properly. To use such an air conditioner, an electrical plug offering at least 220... More »

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Use the area of a room to determine the proper air conditioner size estimate, which is measured in British thermal units per hour. A 100- to 150-square-foot room needs a 5,000 BTU per hour unit, while a 400- to 450-squar... More »

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Average temperature differentials on an air conditioner thermostat, the difference between the temperatures at which the air conditioner turns off and turns on, vary by operating conditions. Temperature differentials tha... More »

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