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Is a 120V 10000 BTU air conditioner cheaper to operate than a 240V 10000 BTU?

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2007-04-08 23:01:49

The way to answer this question is convert all factors to power.

Voltage, current, watts, horsepower, BTUs. I will save you some

time. They cost the same to operate. One thing to remember in your

career, watts = watts no matter what(watt)...pkazsr You already

have the answer. 10,000 btu/hr is 10,000 btu/hr, or the equivalent

number of watts either way. There may be some minor difference

because the higher voltage unit will pull half the amps to deliver

the same power.

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