Convert Kilowatts to Btu Per Hour

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1 kW = 3,412.14245 Btu/h

How to Convert Kilowatts to Btu Per Hour

To convert a kilowatt measurement to a btu per hour measurement, multiply the power by the conversion ratio. One kilowatt is equal to 3,412.14245 btu per hour, so use this simple formula to convert:

btu per hour = kilowatts × 3,412.14245

The power in btu per hour is equal to the kilowatts multiplied by 3,412.14245.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilowatts to btu per hour using the formula above.
5 kW = (5 × 3,412.14245) = 17,060.712251 Btu/h

Kilowatts and btu per hour are both units used to measure power. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilowatts

One kilowatt is the power equal to 1,000 watts, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1,000 joules per second.

The kilowatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilowatts can be abbreviated as kW, for example 1 kilowatt can be written as 1 kW.

Btu Per Hour

One BTU per hour is equal to one british thermal unit, or the energy needed to heat one pound of water 1 °F, for one hour.

The btu per hour is a US customary unit of power. Btu per hour can be abbreviated as Btu/h, for example 1 btu per hour can be written as 1 Btu/h.

Kilowatt Measurements and Equivalent Btu Per Hour Conversions

Common kilowatt values converted to the equivalent btu per hour value
Kilowatts Btu Per Hour
1 kW 3,412 Btu/h
2 kW 6,824 Btu/h
3 kW 10,236 Btu/h
4 kW 13,649 Btu/h
5 kW 17,061 Btu/h
6 kW 20,473 Btu/h
7 kW 23,885 Btu/h
8 kW 27,297 Btu/h
9 kW 30,709 Btu/h
10 kW 34,121 Btu/h
11 kW 37,534 Btu/h
12 kW 40,946 Btu/h
13 kW 44,358 Btu/h
14 kW 47,770 Btu/h
15 kW 51,182 Btu/h
16 kW 54,594 Btu/h
17 kW 58,006 Btu/h
18 kW 61,419 Btu/h
19 kW 64,831 Btu/h
20 kW 68,243 Btu/h
21 kW 71,655 Btu/h
22 kW 75,067 Btu/h
23 kW 78,479 Btu/h
24 kW 81,891 Btu/h
25 kW 85,304 Btu/h
26 kW 88,716 Btu/h
27 kW 92,128 Btu/h
28 kW 95,540 Btu/h
29 kW 98,952 Btu/h
30 kW 102,364 Btu/h
31 kW 105,776 Btu/h
32 kW 109,189 Btu/h
33 kW 112,601 Btu/h
34 kW 116,013 Btu/h
35 kW 119,425 Btu/h
36 kW 122,837 Btu/h
37 kW 126,249 Btu/h
38 kW 129,661 Btu/h
39 kW 133,074 Btu/h
40 kW 136,486 Btu/h

More Kilowatt Power Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Watts
1 kW is equal to 1,000 watts
Convert to Microwatts
1 kW is equal to 1,000,000,000 microwatts
Convert to Milliwatts
1 kW is equal to 1,000,000 milliwatts
Convert to Megawatts
1 kW is equal to 0.001 megawatts
US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Mechanical Horsepower
1 kW is equal to 1.341022 mechanical horsepower
Convert to Electric Horsepower
1 kW is equal to 1.340483 electric horsepower
Other Units
Convert to Kilocalories Per Hour
1 kW is equal to 860.420815 kilocalories per hour