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Blog Title: What is btu and condenser coil?

Main Que: So I am a sort of new to this stuff, what does BTU stand for. Also, what is condenser coil?

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  • Query By: MARY SMITH (Loco, CA)
  • Date: 11/30/2014

Answer: BTU stands for - A British thermal unit is a unit of heat energy. One Btu is the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. The higher the Btu rating, the greater the heating capacity of the system. And condenser coil is he outdoor portion of an air conditioner or heat pump that either releases or collects heat, depending on the time of the year.

  • Replied By: FRANCES PHILLIPS (Palmetto, TX)
  • Replied Date: 12/11/2014