Answer: Using the EPA’s 20 BTU per sq ft rule of thumb, the room size of 12,000 BTU air conditioners is 600 sq ft. Equally, 1 ton AC room size is about 600 sq ft.

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## How many sq ft will 12000 Btu heat?

Answer: Using the EPA’s 20 BTU per sq ft rule of thumb, the room size of 12,000 BTU air conditioners is 600 sq ft. Equally, 1 ton AC room size is about 600 sq ft.

**How many square feet will a 12000 BTU unit cool?**

The size of your space determines how much cooling capacity you need. Budget air conditioners range from 5,000 BTU, which can handle about 150 square feet, to 12,000 BTU, enough to cover about 550 square feet.

### How many BTUs do I need to heat my house?

For example, a 300 square foot room typically requires 7,000 BTUs to maintain a comfortable temperature, while a 1,000 square foot room requires 18,000 BTUs. A simple formula to determine your heating needs is: (desired temperature change) x (cubic feet of space) x . 133 = BTUs needed per hour.

**Is the higher the BTU better or worse?**

More is not better. A unit with too many BTU’s, will cool the room fast, but leave the room humid. Too few BTU’s will never cool the room down and the unit will run incessantly. To be sure you’re making the right decision, call us to get answers about air conditioner sizes and efficiency.

## How long should it take to heat a house 10 degrees?

On average, once you turn on your furnace, it should take about an hour to increase indoor temperature by 1 degree. Afterwards, it’s 45 minutes per degree.

**How much does a 12000 BTU air conditioner cost?**

Mini Split AC Unit (BTU) Estimated Cost Per Hour. 12,000 BTU (1 ton) Mini Split AC. Costs $0.16 per hour. 24,000 BTU (2 ton) Mini Split AC. Costs $0.32 per hour. 36,000 BTU (3 ton) Mini Split AC. Costs $0.48 per hour. 48,000 BTU (4 ton) Mini Split AC.

### How much electricity does a 12000 BTU air conditioner use?

How much kWh does a 12000 BTU air conditioner use? A 12,000 BTU air conditioner consumes between 990 and 1,335 watts. On average, 12,000 BTU window air conditioners consume 1,060 watts. Let’s Get It Fixed!

**What are the best 12,000 BTU portable air conditioners?**

– Thermostat controls – Efficient cooling – Good capacity for most rooms

## How much space does a 12,000 BTU air conditioner cool?

The most common window air conditioning units come in cooling capacities ranging from 5,000 to 12,000 Btu. A 12,000 Btu air conditioner can cool between 450 and 550 square feet of floor space. A 12,000 Btu unit could cool a room 25 feet long by 20 feet wide that has 500 square feet of floor area.