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Refrigeration tons to BTU per hour conversion

Result in BTU/hr:BTU/hr

How to convert tons to BTU/hr

One refrigeration ton is equal to 12000 BTUs per hour:

1 RT = 12000 BTU/hr

One BTU per hour is equal to 8.33333×10-5 refrigeration ton:

1 BTU/hr = 8.33333×10-5 RT


So the power P in BTUs per hour (BTU/hr) is equal to 12000 times the power P in refrigeration tons (RT):

P(BTU/hr) = 12000 ×P(RT)


Tons to BTU/hr conversion table

Power (tons)Power (BTU/hr)
0.1 RT1200 BTU/hr
0.2 RT2400 BTU/hr
0.3 RT3600 BTU/hr
0.4 RT4800 BTU/hr
0.5 RT6000 BTU/hr
0.6 RT7200 BTU/hr
0.7 RT8400 BTU/hr
0.8 RT9600 BTU/hr
0.9 RT10800 BTU/hr
1 RT12000 BTU/hr
2 RT24000 BTU/hr
3 RT36000 BTU/hr
4 RT48000 BTU/hr
5 RT60000 BTU/hr


BTU/hr to tons conversion


Converting tons to British Thermal Units (BTU) is a common task in the realm of cooling power measurements, particularly in the HVAC and refrigeration industries. Our user-friendly guide caters to individuals of varying expertise levels, providing a straightforward approach to this essential conversion.

The conversion from tons to BTU involves multiplying the ton value by approximately 12,000. This simple relationship ensures a quick and accurate conversion, making it practical for real-world applications in assessing cooling power.

Our guide emphasizes clear and accessible language, avoiding unnecessary technical terms to enhance understanding. Whether you're an HVAC professional, refrigeration technician, or someone dealing with cooling systems, our guide serves as a practical resource for comprehending and applying tons to BTU conversion in various contexts.

Practical applications of this conversion are evident in the sizing and rating of air conditioning systems. By using common vocabulary and steering clear of complex terminology, our guide ensures that the concept is easily understood and can be seamlessly applied in day-to-day scenarios, facilitating precise cooling power measurements.