Convert BTUs to KilojoulesHow many kilojoules are in a BTU? Easy BTU to kJ 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.
KilojoulesA kilojoule is 1,000 joules. In some countries, food is labeled in kilojoules, much like kilocalories are used in the United States.