British Thermal Units to Kilojoules Converter

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

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1 BTU = 1.055056 kJ

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How to Convert British Thermal Units to Kilojoules

To convert a measurement in british thermal units to a measurement in kilojoules, multiply the energy by the following conversion ratio: 1.055056 kilojoules/british thermal unit.

Since one british thermal unit is equal to 1.055056 kilojoules, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilojoules = british thermal units × 1.055056

The energy in kilojoules is equal to the energy in british thermal units multiplied by 1.055056.

For example, here's how to convert 5 british thermal units to kilojoules using the formula above.
kilojoules = (5 BTU × 1.055056) = 5.275279 kJ

How Many Kilojoules Are in a British Thermal Unit?

There are 1.055056 kilojoules in a british thermal unit, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 BTU = 1.055056 kJ

British thermal units and kilojoules 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 Kilojoule?

One kilojoule is equal to 1,000 joules, which is the energy equal to the force on an object of one newton at a distance of one meter.

The kilojoule is a multiple of the joule, which is the SI derived unit for energy. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for thousands, or 103. Kilojoules can be abbreviated as kJ; for example, 1 kilojoule can be written as 1 kJ.

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British Thermal Unit to Kilojoule Conversion Table

Table showing various british thermal unit measurements converted to kilojoules.
British Thermal Units Kilojoules
1 BTU 1.0551 kJ
2 BTU 2.1101 kJ
3 BTU 3.1652 kJ
4 BTU 4.2202 kJ
5 BTU 5.2753 kJ
6 BTU 6.3303 kJ
7 BTU 7.3854 kJ
8 BTU 8.4404 kJ
9 BTU 9.4955 kJ
10 BTU 10.55 kJ
11 BTU 11.61 kJ
12 BTU 12.66 kJ
13 BTU 13.72 kJ
14 BTU 14.77 kJ
15 BTU 15.83 kJ
16 BTU 16.88 kJ
17 BTU 17.94 kJ
18 BTU 18.99 kJ
19 BTU 20.05 kJ
20 BTU 21.1 kJ
21 BTU 22.16 kJ
22 BTU 23.21 kJ
23 BTU 24.27 kJ
24 BTU 25.32 kJ
25 BTU 26.38 kJ
26 BTU 27.43 kJ
27 BTU 28.49 kJ
28 BTU 29.54 kJ
29 BTU 30.6 kJ
30 BTU 31.65 kJ
31 BTU 32.71 kJ
32 BTU 33.76 kJ
33 BTU 34.82 kJ
34 BTU 35.87 kJ
35 BTU 36.93 kJ
36 BTU 37.98 kJ
37 BTU 39.04 kJ
38 BTU 40.09 kJ
39 BTU 41.15 kJ
40 BTU 42.2 kJ

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