BTU’s or British Thermal Units is a unit of measure that equals, “the amount of energy needed to cool or heat one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit”. KW is a measure of power by different sources of energy.

If you know the KW output of your stove you can convert to BTU’s buy multiplying 3412.142 x # of KW (1 kW = 3412.142 BTU/hr).

 

Or you can use this handy conversion calculator.

 

Why do you need to know the BTU output of your stove? Because it will help you determine what size stove you need for your space. Click here to calculate how many BTU’s you need for your space.

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