Hello, I am confused about air conditioner Btu specs. When I try to(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

match the power input in watts, to power out in Btu/hr, the numbers

don't come out even close.

Example:

This 6000 Btu window unit has the following specs:

Volts 115

Amps 5.4

So the power input in watts is: 115 x 5.4 = 621w,

and 1w = 3.42 Btu/hr

The maximum cooling should be 621w x 3.42 = 2124 Btu/hr, not 6000.

I have tried this with a couple of different ac specs, and always come up

short: (0.3~0.4) x stated Btu spec. What am I missing/doing wrong?

Thanks!

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# Air conditioner specs: watts vs Btu/hr

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