Convert BTUs to JoulesHow many joules are in a BTU? Easy BTU to J conversion.
1 BTU =
BTUsA 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. The International Standards Organization defines a BTU as 1055.056 joules.
JoulesA joule is the standard unit of energy. On the surface of the Earth, it takes about 9.8 joules to lift a 1 kilogram object by 1 meter.