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  • n. Plural form of BTU.

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  • If we did, the more economical source of BTUs is propane; thats what we use for hot water and cooking.

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  • That translates into net energy of 28 million BTUs, which is enough to heat the average home for an entire year; greenhouse gases equivalent to

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  • Car manufacture is typically 120 million BTUs, which is about a 15% extra on the 150,000 mile lifespan of a typical car.

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  • Car manufacture is typically 120 million BTUs, which is about a 15\% extra on the 150,000 mile lifespan of a typical car.

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  • [EDIT: yeah. apparently it was just me. what can i say? at 9: 00 a.m., i thought this was positively hilarious.] * methinks the vendor meant "BTUs"

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  • The first chart shows the big picture of all US energy supplies and consumption, analyzed in terms of "BTUs" (British Thermal Units).

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  • If you make the calculations in energy units (such as BTUs), you can see clearly that this road ends in energy bankruptcy.

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  • While customers typically buy such units for ambiance, "people are surprised by the heat they give off," up to 9,800 BTUs or enough to lift a 400 square-foot room's temperature by about five to eight degrees, says Tim Lane, Decoflame director of sales and marketing.

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  • According to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks pdf: By stoking each unit with cordwood just a few times during the day, the system produces enough BTUs to heat the buildings and the 280,000-gallon water storage tank.

    Bill Chameides: Tanana -- Tiny City in Yukon Takes a Giant Renewable Step

  • "My building told me I couldn't use my air conditioner because it had 12,000 BTUs," Mr. Horne said, referring to the units that measure an air conditioner's strength.

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