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How does "2.45 tons" covert to kW

Post created: 2013-05-05 Type of Equipment: Air Conditioner Views: 96

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On 2013-05-10 JB wrote:

Depends on how efficient the system is because this is a measure of converting energy into cooling.

As a general rule, 1 ton of cooling capacity equals about 3.5 kilowatts. So a 2.5 ton system will use approximately 8.25 kilowatts. If you want to do a more formal calculation you can go here: http://www.ehow.com/how_8453387_convert-tons-kilowatts.html.

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