therm (thm)

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Commercial unit of heat. One therm equals 100,000 Btu or about 97 cubic feet of natural gas, or about 29.3 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy.

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When you are working in an industrial compound you must make sure to always keep the therm at an acceptable level.
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The therm was the optimal unit of measurement for our system as we had engineers and subject matter experts determine this.
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In class today, we learned what a therm was, but I was too busy with other matters to worry about all heat related phenomena.
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