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Glossary of Building Rating Terms

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kW

1000 W (watts), or 1/1000th of a MW (megawatt), of power. [Source: ACEEE Glossary]

kWh

A unit of energy used to measure electricity, measured as 1 kilowatt (1,000 watts) of power expended for 1 hour. One kWh is equivalent to 3,412 Btu (British Thermal Units). [Source: ACEEE Glossary]