Ton of Refrigeration Conversions

1 Ton of Refrigeration =
4.7161780 Horsepower
(rounded to 8 digits)
A ton of refrigeration is a unit of power sometimes used in the United States. It is defined as the energy put off by melting a ton of ice every 24 hours, and is approximately 12,000 BTUs per hour.
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.