Glossary

Our HVAC glossary contains definitions for many of the commonly used words in the portable HVAC industry.

  • BTU: A BTU (British Thermal Unit) is a measurement of the amount of energy required to heat or cool one pound of water by one degree (39 to 40 ° F).
  • Portable Air Conditioner: A portable air conditioner is an air conditioning unit designed to be modular. The construction of the portable air conditioner is built to handle the additional stresses of regular transportation.
  • Ton: In cooling a ton is equal to 12,000 BTU's of cooling

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