Btus To Therms Conversion


1 Btu = 0.00001 thm

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How to convert btus to therms (Btu to thm)

The formula for converting btus to therms is: thm = Btu × 0.00001. To calculate the btu value in therms first substitute the btu value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 btu in therms we follow these steps:

thm = Btu × 0.00001

thm = 1 × 0.00001

thm = 0.00001

In other words, 1 btu is equal to 0.00001 therms.

Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 btus to therms is:

  1. Understand the conversion formula: thm = Btu × 0.00001
  2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for Btu so the formula becomes: thm = 6 × 0.00001
  3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 0.00001 = 0.00006 thm

In summary, 6 btus is equal to 0.00006 therms.

Converting therms to btus

In order to convert the other way around i.e. therms to btus, you would use the following formula: Btu = thm × 100000. To convert therms to btus first substitute the therm value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 therm in btus we follow these steps:

Btu = thm × 100000

Btu = 1 × 100000

Btu = 100000

Or in other words, 1 therm is equal to 100000 btus.

Conversion Unit Definitions

What is a Btu?

BTU, or British Thermal Unit, is a unit of heat energy commonly used in the United States and some other countries. One BTU is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit at a constant pressure.
In SI units, one BTU is approximately equal to 1,055 joules. It is often used in the context of heating, air conditioning, and energy-related applications, especially in the United States. For example, the heating or cooling capacity of air conditioning systems, as well as the energy content of fuels such as natural gas, is often expressed in BTUs.
For comparison, 1 BTU is roughly equivalent to the energy released by burning a match. In practical terms, it's a relatively small unit of energy, but it's useful for everyday applications involving heating or cooling.

What is a Therm?

A therm is a unit of energy typically used in the United States to measure natural gas consumption. One therm is equal to 100,000 British Thermal Units (BTUs). It is a convenient way to express the vast amounts of energy contained in natural gas.
In practical terms, a therm represents the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 100,000 BTUs of water by one degree Fahrenheit. It is often used by natural gas companies to measure and bill consumers for the amount of gas they use.
To put it in perspective, if your natural gas bill states that you've used 50 therms, it means you've consumed 5,000,000 BTUs of energy. This unit is especially useful for large-scale energy measurements and calculations, such as those used in residential and commercial heating systems.

Btus To Therms Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common btus to therms conversion values.

British Thermal Unit (Btu)Therm (thm)
1 Btu0.00001 thm
2 Btu0.00002 thm
3 Btu0.00003 thm
4 Btu0.00004 thm
5 Btu0.00005 thm
6 Btu0.00006 thm
7 Btu0.00007 thm
8 Btu0.00008 thm
9 Btu0.00009 thm
10 Btu0.0001 thm
11 Btu0.00011 thm
12 Btu0.00012 thm
13 Btu0.00013 thm

Other Common Btu Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from btus to other energy units.

1 btu in kilowatt hours0.00029329722222222 kWh

Btus To Therms Conversion Chart