# What size generator to run 15 000 BTU air conditioner?

Buying a Portable RV Generator

Size of Air Conditioner | Approximate Starting Watts | Approximate Running Watts |
---|---|---|

13,500 btu | 2800-3000W | 1500-2000W |

15,000 btu | 3300-3500W | 1300-1800W |

A.

### Can I run my RV air conditioner on battery power?

**If we**installed this product, it should allow us to

**run**our A/C using the inverter without spiking past the inverter's 40a max.

**You will**not

**do**any harm to the lithium

**batteries**by

**running**the

**RV air conditioner**. As long as the

**battery**has ample charge

**you can run**the

**AC**for hours.

#### Which RV air conditioner is best?

**Best Rooftop RV Air Conditioner**- Coleman 15k Upper Unit White 48204C966.
- Dometic Brisk Air II 13,500 BTU Complete.
- Dometic Penguin Low Profile Rv Ac.
- Coleman Mach 8 Cub Low Profile.
- Coleman Mach III Power Saver RV.
- Mach 8 15k Air Conditioner 47024A879.
- Dometic 641916 15,000 BTU Penguin AC.
- Atwood 15027 Ducted A/C Unit.

#### Can a power inverter run a AC unit?

The Electrical Basics. An**inverter**is part of a 12-volt DC system. If you have a 5-amp window**air conditioner**, you**will**need 55 amps of DC**power**to**run**the**unit**continuously. However, all electrical appliances have a starting surge that gets the motor**running**.#### How many amps does a 24000 BTU air conditioner use?

A typical 2-ton central air unit that puts out 24,000 BTUs will draw between 15 and**20 amps**.

B.

### How many watts is a 6000 BTU air conditioner?

Below is a breakdown of the cost to operate an in-room air-conditioning unit for a day and for a month. In general, the higher the BTU rating, the more electricity your unit will pull. And, of course, the energy draw will vary by make and model. 6,000 BTU Air Conditioner (approximately

**560 watts**)#### How many watts is a 1 ton AC?

As you can see , an AC with 1 Ton capacity will have a number 12 written in the model Code. Suppose you have a 1 Ton capacity Air-Conditioner , then a**12,000**BTU (or 1 Ton) type AC typically uses about**1200 watts**of electricity.#### How much does it cost to run a 12000 BTU air conditioner?

At a cost of**$0.134**per kWh, this amounts to**$120.60**per month. A large 12,000 BTU air conditioner, like that in a window, running six hours each day will consume 270 kWh, at a cost of**$36.26**per month.#### How much space does a 10000 BTU air conditioner cool?

Air Conditioner Sizing Tutorial. How much air conditioner BTU's I need?Room Size Square Footage Recommended BTU Range 17'X20' 340 8000 20'X20' 400 9000 18'X25' 450 10000 22'X25' 550 12000

C.

### How much power does a 10000 BTU air conditioner use?

At a cost of

**$0.134**per kWh, this amounts to**$120.60**per month. A large 12,000 BTU air conditioner, like that in a window, running six hours each day will consume 270 kWh, at a cost of**$36.26**per month. A smaller 6,500 BTU room air conditioner will consume 144 kWh at a cost of**$19.34**per month.#### How many watts does a small window air conditioner use?

Central Air Conditioner – 3500 Watts. Large Window Units –**1440 Watts**. Medium Window Units –**900 Watts**. Small Window Units –**500 Watts**.#### What is the meaning of EER in AC?

The**air conditioner EER**is its British thermal units (BTU) rating over its wattage. For example, if a 10,000-BTU**air conditioner**consumes 1,200 watts, its rating is 8.3 (10,000 BTU/1,200 watts). The higher the rating is, the more efficient the air conditioning unit is.#### How many watts does it take to run a 15000 BTU air conditioner?

Wattage ChartMotorhome 5th Wheel and Camp Trailer Roof Top Air Conditioners Watts Required for start up Average wattage once running 7000 btu RV air conditioner 1700 600 10,000 btu RV air conditioner 2000 700 13,500 btu RV air conditioner 2750 1250 15,000 btu RV air conditioner 3500 1500

Updated: 9th October 2018