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Old 03-02-2011, 03:08 PM
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I have a 5lbs. natural gas meter. How do I convert the cubic feet readings to therms.
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Old 03-02-2011, 05:19 PM
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I have a 5lbs. natural gas meter. How do I convert the cubic feet readings to therms.
The heat content of natural gas varies a bit well to well, ±5%, or so. However, it is ROUGHLY 1000 BTU per cubic foot, hence a therm (100,000 BTU) is about 100 ft³, often labelled CCF.

For a more accurate answer, you need lab analysis of the particular gas you are using.
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