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Everything You Need to Know About BTUs

Making sense of all the terminology used in reference to a home heating system isn’t easy. One term you’ve probably heard many times is “BTU.” If you’d like to know exactly what it means and the role it plays when you’re choosing a furnace or heat pump, here’s a brief primer that can help clarify the topic. BTUs Explained BTU is short for “British thermal unit,” but it’s not a term related to heating systems in the U.K. Here in…