How many btus does a 3 ton heat pump use?

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3 tons of refrigeration = 36,000 BTU's
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How many BTUs and what kind of heat pump do you need to heat a 16x24 4ft deep above ground pool to a temp of 80F from the current 70F?

It takes 1 BTU to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree fahrenheit. To answer your question, you need to know two facts: (1) there are 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot, and (2) 1 gallon of water = 8.34 pounds. So, your 16 x 24 x 4 foot pool holds 1,536 cubic feet of water, which translates into 11,489 gallons (MORE)

How many btu s do you need to heat an inground pool?

Need to know the surface square footage. Length X width only. Then, need to know the size and length of gas line run from the meter to the equipment pad; then the size in sq ft of filter, pump horse power, size of plumbing. Is there a heater already in place? Ken

How many square feet does a 5000 BTU heater heat?

Answer . There is a lot more to it than square footage. To find out the heat load on any room or home you need to have a load calculation performed. This is a process that takes into account location, construction features, etc.. With a portable heater (which is what you're talking about if it's (MORE)

How many BTU per Hour equals 1 Ton of Air Conditioning?

Air conditioners are rated in three ways, by B.T.U.'s, tons of refrigeration, or by horsepower. One ton of refrigeration removes the amount of heat needed to melt one ton of ice in 24 hours. One ton of refrigeration can remove 12,000 B.T.U.'s of heat in one hour. The B.T.U. is the amount of heat nee (MORE)

BTUS to tons?

12,000 BTU/h is referred to as a ton in most North American air conditioning applications. A BTU, short for British Thermal Unit, is a basic measure of thermal (heat) energy. One BTU is the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit, measured at its heaviest point. In o (MORE)

How many btu to heat 1600 sf?

On average it takes about 1,600 BTUs to heat 50 square feet.Multiplying 50 by 1600 equals about 80,000. Therefore, the heatingplan of 1,600 square foot are would take about 80,000 BTUs.

How many BTU per ton of coal?

20 Million BTU. . The heat content of coal varies.. Bituminous coal typically has a gross heating value of 30,600,000 BTU per ton. The net heating value is 26,000,000 BTU per ton, assuming 85% efficiency.. If you need more precise information, go to the U.S. Department of Energy website at (MORE)

How many btu to heat a 2500 sq ft home?

as many as it takes. It's not just the sq ft that needs to be taken into consideration. The amount of windows and doors play a role along with the insulation in the walls and ceiling. So really it depends on how efficient your home is. I would recommend viisiting the DOE website and do what they cal (MORE)

How many BTU are required to heat 900 square feet?

The question can't be accurately answered from the information given, but may be in the range of 25,000 BTU's per hour depending on a number of variables. This link might be helpful... The amount of BTU's required per unit of time (such as per hour) will be a f (MORE)

How many btu to heat a square foot building in Vermont?

The correct way is to determine the coefficient of heat transmission for each of the areas of the room. Multiply this factor by the square footage and then multiply by the temperature difference at design temp. Then add all the values together.. There are factors for each type of wall, floor, ceili (MORE)

How many squere feet does a 20000 btu heater heat?


How many BTU per ton of wood pellets?

Within reason all woods have a potential BTU value of 8000 BTU's per pound. Oak, Ash, Balsa and Pine all have the same potential. I am sure there are some exotic woods that might violate this rule but for the sake of this question 8000 BTU/Pd will do nicely. The term potential is a theoretical maxim (MORE)

Your 19 year old carrier 3 ton heat pump with anywhere from 7-10 seer needs replacing can you use a 13 seer 3 ton carrier heat pump with a 7-10 seer air handler?

Yeah, you could. But you must replace the evaporator coil inside it to get the 13SEER. With all of that work and a 19 year old AH, unless you are in an emergency situation it does`nt make a whole lot sense to me. As you are flirting with warranty issues and you would not be saving that much $. I`d b (MORE)

How many btus to heat a 1500 square ft home?

BTU requirements for heating, or the energy required to cool any given structure is dependent upon the construction, insulation, height, infiltration (leakage) of the structure and to some degree the location (to determine the degree days). You have to specify these parameters to determine the "heat (MORE)

How many tons is 36000 btu?

A ton is a measure of mass. A BTU is a measure of energy. There is no way to compare them. Possible meaning: 1 ton of cooling is often used to describe 12,000 BTU per hour, so 36,000 BTU/h is equal to 3 tons of cooling.

How many sq ft will 27000 BTU propane heat?

look in a chemistry textbook and find the specific heat capacity of air. that is how much energy (in BTUs) it takes to raise the temperature of 1 litre of air by 1 degree. multiply that number by the volume of your room (in liters) then divide 27000 by that number. in maths you want 27000/(volume (MORE)

How many cubic feet will a 100000 BTU heater heat?

Furnaces and central AC units are sized according to the homes heat loss in btuh ( for heat) and heat gain also in btuh (for cooling). If you or your contractor have opted not to do this calculation a rule of thumb guesstimate would indicate that a furnace rated at 100K output (not input) would be s (MORE)

How many square feet does an 80000 BTU furnace heat?

It heats all the square feet in the network of roomsthrough which it's distributed. How warm it heats them, and how fast, depends on the height of theceilings, and on the rate of loss of heat through the walls, which in turndepends on the outside temperature and the insulation efficiency of the w (MORE)

How many square feet does a 8000 btu heater heat?

The number of square feet that an 8000 btu heater will heat can not be accurately determined just by knowing the output of the heater. Given a small, well insulated, energy efficient house that is located in a mild climate, 8000 btu could be sufficient to heat the entire house.

How many btu equal a 1 ton heat?

Heating units are not measured in tons as AC units are. Heating capacity is referred to in 1000`s of btu output per hour of operation. The ratio of input vs output = the efficiency rating, for example if your home furnace is rated at 100,000 btu per hour input and 80,000 btu per hour output . it is (MORE)

What size breaker do you need for a 3 Ton heat pump?

My 3 ton geo unit uses a 30 amp breaker. That is probably more than adequate because it also is for the vertical loop pumps in the ground. The back-up heat strips however, use a 60 amp breaker (on my system.) I'm not sure but I would say yours probably needs that too. Good luck!

How many btu to heat a 2400 sf home?

Do not go by the basic heat calculation. Have a Hvac company come in and do a heat calc. They take into account, insulation, wall thickness, windows, area. This will give you the best size furnace to use. Ask the company if they use heat calc software, and that you would like a copy of the cal (MORE)

How many btus to heat 2000 SF?

The answer depends some on whether the 2000 square feet is all on one level, or divided into multiple levels. Typically 75,000 btu would be sufficient to heat 2000 square feet comfortably. Call a pro that will do a heat calc for the home. The worst thing you could do is follow a chart (MORE)

How many btu in 1 ton?

Assuming you are referring to air conditioning, and not a ton of coal or a ton of plutonium, then 1 ton of air conditioning equivalent = 12 000 BTU.

How many btu per cubic foot for heat?

That depends on what climate zone you are in and how badly the house leaks. Best to perform and individual Heat Loss calculation for each job rather than adhere to inexact rules of thumb as you are doing by asking this question.

How many watts does a 3 ton air conditioner use?

It depends on the efficiency of the air conditioner. I have two 3-ton units for my home. One recently died and I replaced it with a more efficient unit. The new unit is 16 SEER, while the old was 12 SEER. In general, the higher the SEER rating, the more efficient, but you get diminishing returns as (MORE)

How many BTU in 1 ton LNG?

1 kg of Lng of that particular quality will have say ' X ' k.calper kg of calorific value from the data of LNG producer. Then 1 Tonof LNG will have 1000X when converted to B.T.U it will be 3967multiplied by 1000 X What "particular quality" is referred to above??? Generally speaking 1 tonne (1000Kg) (MORE)

How many square feet does a 120000 BTU heater heat?

Square feet has nothing to do with how much an X BTU heater can heat, heat is calculated by determining how much heat LOSS there is to make up for. AC is the exact opposite, it's size is determined by how much heat GAIN there is. In general, a 120,000 BTU boiler can heat an average well insulated (MORE)

How many Btu in a ton of oak cord wood?

Between 25.8 and 36.6 million btu per cord, depending on type and condition. Note, in the english system, a MBTU is 1,000 BTU's, and a MMBTU is 1,000,000 BTU's.

How many sq ft would 3500 BTU heat?

You cannot use square feet to determine how much heat is requiredor vice versa. A Manual J heat load calculation must be performedto determine the total heat loss of any given space.

How many BTU do need to heat a 1800 sq feet?

A HVAC contractor would be the best person to ask this question to because they need to run something called a heat load calculation to determine the BTU number for your home.

How many BTU to heat 43200 cu ft?

One. Any amount of heat added to any material will heat that material. Obviously, the amount of increase in heat is dependent upon the material's specific heat, its mass, and the amount of heat applied. **Using the assumption that you wish to heat a room of 43200 cu.ft. with 3 air exchanges per (MORE)