May 6, 2021

What Are Air Conditioning BTU’s?

There are so many options available to customers when it comes to air conditioning units. Beyond there being air conditioners of different sizes, there are many types of units. We understand that it can all become very overwhelming if you’re not too familiar with air conditioners. At , we’re here to help anyone in the Modesto, CA, area with their air conditioning installation. We can do everything from the actual installation to helping you pick which unit would be ideal for your home. What Does the Term “BTU” Mean? You may have seen the term “BTU” when looking around for a new air conditioner. BTU stands for British thermal unit. Scientifically speaking, it refers to how much heat is required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. More BTUs would equate to more heat. You may be wondering how BTUs apply to air conditioners, especially when they’re used to cool our homes instead of heating them. Well, when we use an air conditioner, we’re not actually adding cold air into our homes. Instead, we’re removing heat from the existing air. The way in which air conditioners work is somewhat complex, and it’s not that...

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