What are British Thermal Units (BTU)?

February 27, 2019 Paul

British Thermal Units (BTU) is a unit for the measurement of the heat output of a heater or radiator.

When converting from BTU to Watts (W) - simply divide by 3.412
When converting from Watts to BTU - simply multiply by 3.412

See the below table for some example conversions from Watts to BTU.

Power (Watt)Power (BTU/hr)
1 W3.412142 BTU/hr
10 W34.121416 BTU/hr
100 W341.214163 BTU/hr
100 W3412.141633 BTU/hr