British Thermal Units to Kilocalories Converter

Enter the energy in british thermal units below to get the value converted to kilocalories.


Result in Kilocalories:

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1 BTU = 0.252164 kcal

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How to Convert British Thermal Units to Kilocalories

To convert a measurement in british thermal units to a measurement in kilocalories, multiply the energy by the following conversion ratio: 0.252164 kilocalories/british thermal unit.

Since one british thermal unit is equal to 0.252164 kilocalories, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilocalories = british thermal units × 0.252164

The energy in kilocalories is equal to the energy in british thermal units multiplied by 0.252164.

For example, here's how to convert 5 british thermal units to kilocalories using the formula above.
kilocalories = (5 BTU × 0.252164) = 1.260822 kcal

How Many Kilocalories Are in a British Thermal Unit?

There are 0.252164 kilocalories in a british thermal unit, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 BTU = 0.252164 kcal

British thermal units and kilocalories 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.

Learn more about british thermal units.

What Is a Kilocalorie?

One kilocalorie, is equal to the heat needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water from 14.5 to 15.5 degrees Celsius.

Kilocalories can be abbreviated as kcal; for example, 1 kilocalorie can be written as 1 kcal.

When being used to measure nutrition or metabolic processes, the large calorie is used, which is equal to one kilocalorie.

Learn more about kilocalories.

British Thermal Unit to Kilocalorie Conversion Table

Table showing various british thermal unit measurements converted to kilocalories.
British Thermal Units Kilocalories
1 BTU 0.252164 kcal
2 BTU 0.504329 kcal
3 BTU 0.756493 kcal
4 BTU 1.0087 kcal
5 BTU 1.2608 kcal
6 BTU 1.513 kcal
7 BTU 1.7652 kcal
8 BTU 2.0173 kcal
9 BTU 2.2695 kcal
10 BTU 2.5216 kcal
11 BTU 2.7738 kcal
12 BTU 3.026 kcal
13 BTU 3.2781 kcal
14 BTU 3.5303 kcal
15 BTU 3.7825 kcal
16 BTU 4.0346 kcal
17 BTU 4.2868 kcal
18 BTU 4.539 kcal
19 BTU 4.7911 kcal
20 BTU 5.0433 kcal
21 BTU 5.2955 kcal
22 BTU 5.5476 kcal
23 BTU 5.7998 kcal
24 BTU 6.0519 kcal
25 BTU 6.3041 kcal
26 BTU 6.5563 kcal
27 BTU 6.8084 kcal
28 BTU 7.0606 kcal
29 BTU 7.3128 kcal
30 BTU 7.5649 kcal
31 BTU 7.8171 kcal
32 BTU 8.0693 kcal
33 BTU 8.3214 kcal
34 BTU 8.5736 kcal
35 BTU 8.8258 kcal
36 BTU 9.0779 kcal
37 BTU 9.3301 kcal
38 BTU 9.5822 kcal
39 BTU 9.8344 kcal
40 BTU 10.09 kcal

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