Air Conditioning and Coolant
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What does 3 or 2 ton mean when talking about air conditioners?

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04/04/2014

Ton for air conditioner

1 ton of air conditioning = 12,000btu`s of cooling per 1 hour.

2 ton = 24,000 btu`s of heat removed in 1 one hour

3 ton - 36,000 and so on.

Airflow is measured in CFM (cubic feet per minute)