BTU

  • (noun): A unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories.
    Synonyms: British thermal unit, B.Th.U.

Some articles on btu:

Bathurst Trade Union
... Small became the chairman of BTU ... In October the same year the BTU was joined by other craftsmen associations ... BTU received support from the British Labour Research Department and the British section of the League against Imperialism ...
Firelog
... not contain paraffin waxes Energy content comparison Firewood 6400 BTU/lb 14.9 MJ/kg Extruded firelog 1500 BTU/lb 3.4 MJ/kg Compressed firelog 8500 BTU/lb 19.8 MJ/kg Palm ...
Low-energy Building - National Standards - Europe
... metre of room for space heating annually (50 kWh/m²a or 15,850 Btu/ft²/yr) ... with the MINERGIE standard (42 kWh/m²a or 13,300 Btu/ft²/yr) or the Minergie-P (equivalent to the Passivhaus) ... space heating requirement of 15 kWh/m²a or 4,755 Btu/ft²/yr ...
BTU (disambiguation)
... BTU is an acronym referring to the British thermal unit BTU may also refer to Bathurst Trade Union, the first trade union organization in Bathurst in The Gambia Benzylthiouracil, a ...
Miles Per Gallon Gasoline Equivalent - Description
... Thus one mile per gallon gasoline equivalent is equal to 115,000 BTU per mile ... following factors to obtain other units 1 MPGe = 8.55 miles/ million BTU ≈ 0.0292 miles/kW·h ≈ 0.0182 km/kW·h ≈ 0.005 km/MJ ...