British Thermal Unit (Btu)

What is British Thermal Unit (Btu)?

British Thermal Unit (Btu) meaning in Safety terms is

  • Amount of heat required to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit (from 59.50 to 60.50 F), measured at standard atmospheric pressure. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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