# BTU per Hour Conversions

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1 BTU per Hour =

0.0003930148 Horsepower (Mechanical)

(rounded to 6 significant digits)

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BTUs per Hour

A British thermal unit is the amount of energy required to heat a pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. This can vary slightly depending on the temperature of the water, therefore different estimates for the BTU exist.

A BTU/hour is about 2.93 watts.

Horsepower (Mechanical)

Mechanical horsepower is commonly used to measure the maximum power of a car's engine in the United States or the UK. It is approximately equal to 746 watts.