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afue


Annual Fuel Utilisation Efficiency. Indicated as a percentage, your furnace's AFUE tells you how much energy is being converted to heat. For example, an AFUE of 90 means that 90% of the fuel is being used to warm your home, while the other 10% escapes as exhaust with the combustion gases.
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ahri


Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute. An industry association that establishes the norms for measuring and certifying product performance.
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btu


British Thermal Unit. Used for both heating and cooling, BTU is a measure of the heat given off when fuel is combusted. For cooling, it's a measure of heat extracted from your home. (One BTU is approximately equal to the heat given off by a wooden kitchen match.)
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btuh


British Thermal Units per Hour. A British Thermal Unit (BTU) is the unit of heat required to raise 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit.
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cfm


Cubic Feet per Minute. A measurement of airflow that indicates how many cubic feet of air pass by a stationary point in one minute. The higher the number, the more air is being forced through the system.
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capacity


The ability of a heating or cooling system to heat or cool a given amount of space. For heating, this is usually expressed in BTUs. For cooling, it is usually given in tons.
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carbon monoxide


A colourless, odourless, highly poisonous gas produced when carbon-based fuels, such as natural gas, burn without sufficient air nearby.
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central air system


A system by which air is treated in one location and then distributed between rooms using fans and ductwork.
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comfort heat technology®


Carrier's exclusive Comfort Heat Technology accurately predicts the need for heating while cutting temperature swings in half.
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