›› Measurement unit: British thermal unit

Full name: British thermal unit

Plural form: Btus

Symbol: BTU

Alternate spelling: British thermal units

Category type: energy

Scale factor: 1055.0559


›› SI unit: joule

The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.00094781707774915 British thermal unit.


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›› Definition: Btu

The British thermal unit (BTU or Btu) is a non-metric unit of energy, used in the United States and, to a lesser extent, the UK (where it isgenerally only used for heating systems). The SI unit is the joule (J), which is used by most other countries.


›› Sample conversions: British thermal unit

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