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Appendix B - HVAC and GSHP Units Co

Input Values in Yellow Cells - Read Converted Unit


Temperature
Length
Length
Distance
Mass
Area
Volume
Volume
Power

English to Metric
68 F
=
100 ft
=
1.00 in
=
1.00 mi
=
1.00 lb
=

20.0
30.5
2.54
1.61
0.45

1,000 ft2

93

1000.0 ft
100.0 gal
1 hp

=
=

28.3
378.5
0.75

Density
Velocity
Pressure
External Static Presure
Liquid head
Head-Pressure
Head-Pressure
Specific Heat
Therm Cond
Thermal Resistance

1.00 lb/ft
=
1000 fpm
=
100 psi
=
1 in. of water =
100 ft of water =
37.3 ft. water
=
3 ft. water/100'
1.00 Btu/lb-F
1.000 Btu/h-ft-F =
1.000 h-ft-F/Btu =

16.02
5.080
689.5
249.0
30.5
111.9
0.295
4.19
1.731
0.578

Heat Transfer Coefficient

100.0 Btu/h-ft2-F =

567.8

Hydraulic Conductivity (permeability)


Air Flow

1.000 gal/ft -day


1000 cfm
=

0.041
472.0

Air Flow
Water Flow
Water Flow
Water Flow
Specific capacity (water well)
Loop thermal mass

1000 cfm
1 gpm
1000 gpm
100 gpm
1.000 gpm/ft
1.00 gal/ton

=
=
=
=
=
=

1699.2
3.79
63.09
22.7
0.021
1.07

Acerage to sq. ft.

1 acres

43560

Acerage

1 acres

4047

Acerage

1000 acres

405

Cooling load/Capacity
Cooling load/Capacity
Cooling load/Lake area

1 Ton =
1000 kBtu/h
10 Ton/acre

Cooling load/Face Area


Cooling Eff. EERCOP
Cooling Eff. kW/tonCOP
Bore Length/hp cap.

=
=

11.5 kBtu/h-ft2
14.00 Btu/W-h =
0.75 kW/Ton =
282 ft/ton

3.52
293.1
86.9
36.3
4.10
4.69
24.4

Feet per ton to W/m


Bore Length/floor area

209 ft/ton
0.40 ft/ft

55.2

4.30

Pump power/hp cap.

5 hp/100 ton =

1.06

Pump power/hp cap.

11.3 hp/100 ton =

24.0

Floor Area/capacity
Water Flow/capacity
Demand/Floor area
Air Flow/capacity
Solar Radiation
Solar Radiation
Lake Flow
Header Cfactor Ht Loss
Fin pitch - fin spacing
Cost/Area
Cost/Length
Cost/Cooling load
Cost/Volume

353 ft2/ton =
2.5 gpm/ton
6.50 W/ft2
=
400 cfm/ton

9.33
2.69

69.94
53.7

7 Btu/hr-ft2=

0.021

500 Btu/day-ft =
13500 ft3/s
0.002 gpm/ft
12 fins/inch
=

5.7
382.33
0.00041
2.1

$12.84 $/ft2
$0.60 $/ft
$7,694 $/Ton
$15.00 $/gal

=
=
=
=

$138.21
$1.97
$2,188
$3.96

and GSHP Units Converter

- Read Converted Units in Blue Cells


Metric to English
0 C
=
100 m
=
1.00 cm
=
1.00 km
=
1.00 kg
=

C
m
cm
km
kg
m2

1000 m2

m3
litres
kW

93 m2
100 litres
1 kW

kg/m3
m/s
kPa
Pa
m of water
kPa
kPa/m
kJ/kg-K
W/m-K
m-K/W

=
=
=

1000.00 kg/m3
=
1 m/s
=
100 kPa
1000 Pa
=
100 m of water =
152 kPa
1 kPa/m
1.00 kJ/kg-K
1.000 W/m-K
=
0.578 m-K/W
=

W/m2-K

100.0 W/m2-K =

m/day
Lps

0.010 m/day
1000 Lps

m /hr
Lpm
Lps

1000 m /hr
1 Lpm
1 Lps

m3/hr
Lps/m
L/kW

100 m3/hr
0.0100 Lps/m
1.00 L/kW

32.0 F
328.1 ft
0.394 in
0.62 mi
2.20 l2
10764 ft2
3283.8 ft2
26.4 gal
1.34 hp
62.44 lb/ft3
197 fpm
14.5 psi
4.02 in. of water
328.1 ft of water
50.7 ft. water
0.33 ft. water/100'
0.24 Btu/lb-F
0.578 Btu/h-ft-F
1.000 h-ft-F/Btu
17.6 Btu/h-ft2-F

=
=
=

0.246 gal/ft2-day
2118.6 cfm
588.5 cfm
0.264 gpm
15.9 gpm
440.2 gpm
0.483 gpm/ft
0.93 gal/ton

=
=

ft2

43560 ft2

1.0 acres

1000 m

0.247 acres

ha (104 m2)

1000 ha

kW
kW
kW/ha

1 kW
1000.0 kW
10 kW/ha

kW/m
W/W
W/W

50.0 kW/m
3.99 W/W
4.69 W/W

m/kW

18.5 m/kW

2470 acres
=
=

=
=
=

0.284 Ton
3412.0 kBtu/h
1.2 Ton/acre
15.8 kBtu/h-ft2
13.61 Btu/W-h
0.75 kW/Ton
213.5 ft/ton

W/m
m/m
kWm/100 kWt
2

Wm/kWt

40 W/m
4.30 m/m
=
1 kWm/100 kWt =
9.33 m2/kW
3 Lpm/kW

W/m2
Lps/kW

4.30 W/m2
50 Lps/kW

kW/m2

1.00 kW/m2 =

$/m2
$/m
$/kW
$/litre

0.40 ft/ft2
4.7 hp/100 ton

1 kWm/100 kWt =

m2/kW
Lpm/kW

MJ/day-m2
m3/s
Lps/m
mm

288.5 ft/ton

34.1 MJ/day-m2
2 m3/s
0.00041 Lps/m
2.1 mm
$1.93 $/m2
$20.00 $/m
$1,737 $/kW
$4.00 $/litre

4.7 hp/100 ton

353 ft2/ton
2.79 gpm/ton

0.40 W/ft2
372.6 cfm
317 Btu/hr-ft2

=
=
=
=

3004 Btu/day-ft2=
70.6 ft3/s
0.00198 gpm/ft
12.1 fins/inch
$0.18 $/ft
$6.10 $/Ton
$494
$15.14 $/gal