We usually choose an air conditioner based on BTU and room size. However, when we’re trying to estimate energy costs, it’s very useful to know how many watts does our particular air conditioner use. Not knowing how many watts does a 5,000 BTU air conditioner use is actually pretty normal. As far as lowering the … Read more How Many Watts Do 5,000 – 18,000 BTU Air Conditioners Use? (Answered)
The No. 1 expense of the air conditioner is electricity. There are several ways to reduce how much does it cost to run an air conditioner. The two main ones are: Buying an air conditioner with a high energy efficiency rating (EER, SEER, CEER ratings are valid specifications). Reducing the number of hours per day … Read more How Much Does It Cost to Run An Air Conditioner (Per Hour)?
SEER is a metric for the general energy efficiency of air conditioners. If you don’t already know what it means, don’t worry. You’ll find out here – just keep in mind that you need to understand what SEER means and what is a good SEER before you go shopping for air conditioners. So, what does … Read more SEER Rating Chart + Calculator (How Much $ Saved With Higher SEER?)
We can all agree that having a good air conditioner is invaluable. Nobody wants to face the summer heatwave without something to cool the house down. About 6% of our yearly electricity bill goes to a single device – the air conditioner. It would make sense to get the most out of an air conditioner, … Read more Air Conditioner EER Chart: Which AC Unit Is The Most Energy Efficient?
There are a number of metrics you should know before buying an air conditioner. You have different EER and SEER ratings, power, amperage, voltage, and so on. The most important metric is the BTU value. It denotes the size of your air conditioner. The bigger the BTU, the more cooling effect an AC unit can … Read more How Many BTU Air Conditioner Do You Need? (BTU Calculator)
The US and UK produced air conditioners always have the same capacity unit: BTU. Obviously, when it comes to measuring the power (capacity) of an air conditioner, everybody (Europeans and most of the world) use the following unit: kW. The question here is obvious: How to convert BTU to kW? We’ll look at what BTU … Read more BTU To kW Air Conditioning Calculator [Quick + Easy Converter]