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Air Conditioners & Underfloor Heating

How to save power

Save power and money - heat your room with air conditioning!

Air Curtain For every kilowatt consumed in input power, an amount of heating is created equivalent to three kilowatts consumed by conventional heating methods!

This means:


Efficiency of different heating types

Power input KW vs Heat Generated in BTU

Power versus Heat generated

The British Thermal Unit (BTU or Btu) is a unit of energy used in power, steam generation, heating and air conditioning industries. It is a measure of the amount of heat or cooling generated. One Watt is approximately 3.41 BTU/h; while 1000 BTU/h is approximately 293 Watt.

 2 Bar HeaterGas HeaterCoalWoodAir Conditioning
12000 BTU
Input Power2500W4500W3500W3520W1100W
Cost (Rand/hr.)*R 2.58R 6.20R3.52R2.29R1.13
Heat generated (BTU/hr.)853215358120001200012000
Cost Comparison (Rand per 1000 BTU)*R 0.30R 0.40R 0.29R 0.19R 0.10
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* (Cost calculations based on prices and rates at time of writing)

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Benefits of air conditioning:

Find out which air conditioning is right for you using our online BTU calculator!