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Old Posted Sep 11, 2019, 4:35 AM
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Originally Posted by pj3000 View Post
Not true. Natural gas appliances are often cheaper to operate due to electricity rates being higher now, but they are not more energy efficient... (and they don't use watts at all; watt is a measure of electric power).
Incorrect, the watt is just an unit of power. (One joule per second.)

Energy per time can always be expressed in watts. The rate at which a natural gas appliance can generate heat, for example. I believe the industry norm is something along the lines of BTUs per hour, but that can be directly converted to watts anytime (if one wished to use a less medieval system ).
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