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Main Que: What is SEER? What does HSPF mean?

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  • Query By: MARIA DAVIS (North Salem, NH)
  • Date: 07/31/2014

Answer: In the U.S., the SEER is the ratio of cooling in British thermal unit (BTU) to the energy consumed in watt-hours. The coefficient of performance (COP), a more universal dimensionless measure of efficiency, is discussed in the following section.HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor) is a term used in the heating and cooling industry. HSPF is specifically used to measure the efficiency of air source heat pumps.

  • Replied By: BONNIE SANDERS (Leamington, MD)
  • Replied Date: 08/06/2014