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Civil EngineeringEngineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering (MindTap Course List)For a building located in Detroit, Michigan with annual heating degree-days (dd) of 6232, a heating load (heat loss) of 52,000 Btu/h, and a design temperature difference of 73° F (68° F indoor and –5° F outdoor), estimate the annual energy consumption. If the building is heated with a furnace with an efficiency of 92%, how much gas is burned to keep the home at 68° F. State your assumptions.BuyFind*launch*

5th Edition

Saeed Moaveni

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305084766

Chapter 11, Problem 49P

Textbook Problem

For a building located in Detroit, Michigan with annual heating degree-days (dd) of 6232, a heating load (heat loss) of 52,000 Btu/h, and a design temperature difference of 73° F (68° F indoor and –5° F outdoor), estimate the annual energy consumption. If the building is heated with a furnace with an efficiency of 92%, how much gas is burned to keep the home at 68° F. State your assumptions.

Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering (MindTap Course List)

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