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Therm – Defined

A standard unit for measuring the amount of gas used, defined as the volume of gas needed to generate 100,000 Btu. Practical info: Natural gas is measured by volume. The therm is the industry standard, used by most gas utilities in the U.S.

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Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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