British Thermal Units to Gigajoules Converter
Enter the energy in british thermal units below to get the value converted to gigajoules.
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How to Convert British Thermal Units to Gigajoules
To convert a measurement in british thermal units to a measurement in gigajoules, multiply the energy by the following conversion ratio: 1.0551E-6 gigajoules/british thermal unit.
Since one british thermal unit is equal to 1.0551E-6 gigajoules, you can use this simple formula to convert:
gigajoules = british thermal units × 1.0551E-6
The energy in gigajoules is equal to the energy in british thermal units multiplied by 1.0551E-6.
British thermal units and gigajoules are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
What Is a British Thermal Unit?
British thermal units are a measure of heat energy. Specifically, one british thermal unit is equal to the amount of heat energy required to increase the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. They are often used as a way to rate the energy heat producing appliances such furnaces, and to price heating fuels such as natural gas.
The british thermal unit is a US customary unit of energy. British thermal units can be abbreviated as BTU; for example, 1 british thermal unit can be written as 1 BTU.
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What Is a Gigajoule?
The gigajoule is a multiple of the joule, which is the SI derived unit for energy. In the metric system, "giga" is the prefix for billions, or 109. Gigajoules can be abbreviated as GJ; for example, 1 gigajoule can be written as 1 GJ.
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British Thermal Unit to Gigajoule Conversion Table
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