# British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules Converter

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## How to use this British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules Converter 🤔

Follow these steps to convert given energy from the units of British Thermal Unit (BTU) to the units of Gigajoules.

- Enter the input
**British Thermal Unit (BTU)**value in the text field. - The calculator converts the given
**British Thermal Unit (BTU)**into**Gigajoules**in realtime ⌚ using the conversion formula, and displays under the**Gigajoules**label. You do not need to click any button. If the input changes,**Gigajoules**value is re-calculated, just like that. - You may copy the resulting
**Gigajoules**value using the Copy button. - To view a detailed step by step calculation of the conversion, click on the View Calculation button.
- You can also reset the input by clicking on button present below the input field.

## What is the Formula to convert British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules?

The formula to convert given energy from British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules is:

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = Energy_{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} × 1055.05585262e-9

Substitute the given value of energy in british thermal unit (btu), i.e., Energy_{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} in the above formula and simplify the right-hand side value. The resulting value is the energy in gigajoules, i.e., Energy_{(Gigajoules)}.

## Calculation

## Examples

### Consider that a furnace produces 10,000 British Thermal Units (BTU) of energy.

Convert this energy generation from BTUs to Gigajoules.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The energy in british thermal unit (btu) is:

Energy_{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} = 10000

**Formula:**

The formula to convert energy from british thermal unit (btu) to gigajoules is:

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = Energy_{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} × 1055.05585262e-9

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight **Energy _{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} = 10000** in the above formula.

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = 10000 × 1055.05585262e-9

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = 0.01055055853

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **10000 BTU** is equal to **0.01055055853 GJ**.

The energy is **0.01055055853 GJ**, in gigajoules.

### Consider that an air conditioning unit consumes 50,000 British Thermal Units (BTU) of energy in a day.

Convert this energy consumption from BTUs to Gigajoules.

#### Answer:

**Given:**

The energy in british thermal unit (btu) is:

Energy_{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} = 50000

**Formula:**

The formula to convert energy from british thermal unit (btu) to gigajoules is:

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = Energy_{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} × 1055.05585262e-9

**Substitution:**

Substitute given weight **Energy _{(British Thermal Unit (BTU))} = 50000** in the above formula.

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = 50000 × 1055.05585262e-9

Energy_{(Gigajoules)} = 0.05275279263

**Final Answer:**

Therefore, **50000 BTU** is equal to **0.05275279263 GJ**.

The energy is **0.05275279263 GJ**, in gigajoules.

## British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules Conversion Table

The following table gives some of the most used conversions from British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules.

British Thermal Unit (BTU) (BTU) | Gigajoules (GJ) |
---|---|

0.01 BTU | 1.055e-8 GJ |

0.1 BTU | 1.0551e-7 GJ |

1 BTU | 0.00000105506 GJ |

2 BTU | 0.00000211011 GJ |

3 BTU | 0.00000316517 GJ |

4 BTU | 0.00000422022 GJ |

5 BTU | 0.00000527528 GJ |

6 BTU | 0.00000633034 GJ |

7 BTU | 0.00000738539 GJ |

8 BTU | 0.00000844045 GJ |

9 BTU | 0.0000094955 GJ |

10 BTU | 0.00001055056 GJ |

20 BTU | 0.00002110112 GJ |

50 BTU | 0.00005275279 GJ |

100 BTU | 0.00010550559 GJ |

1000 BTU | 0.00105505585 GJ |

## British Thermal Unit (BTU)

The British Thermal Unit (BTU) is a unit of heat energy used in the United States and some other countries. One BTU is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. This unit is commonly used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to measure the heating and cooling capacity of equipment. It is also used in the context of power generation and fuel energy content, such as in natural gas, propane, and coal. The BTU is essential for understanding and managing energy transfer, consumption, and efficiency in various applications.

## Gigajoules

A Gigajoule (GJ) is a unit of energy equal to 1,000,000,000 joules. It is commonly used to measure very large quantities of energy, such as the energy consumption of cities, the energy production of power plants, and the energy content of large quantities of fuel. One gigajoule is the amount of energy required to apply a force of one newton over a distance of one billion meters, or the energy transferred when one gigawatt of power is applied for one second. Gigajoules are used in various fields, including energy production, industrial processes, and large-scale energy management, providing a standard measure for comparing substantial energy transfers and consumption.

## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

### 1. What is the formula for converting British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules in Energy?

The formula to convert British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules in Energy is:

British Thermal Unit (BTU)*1055.05585262e-9

### 2. Is this tool free or paid?

This Energy conversion tool, which converts British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules, is completely free to use.

### 3. How do I convert Energy from British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules?

To convert Energy from British Thermal Unit (BTU) to Gigajoules, you can use the following formula:

British Thermal Unit (BTU)*1055.05585262e-9

For example, if you have a value in British Thermal Unit (BTU), you substitute that value in place of British Thermal Unit (BTU) in the above formula, and solve the mathematical expression to get the equivalent value in Gigajoules.