A BTU (British Thermal Unit) describes the amount of energy to raise 1 lb of water 1 degree Fahrenheit in one hour. Water equals 8.3 lbs per gallon. To boil one gallon of water starting 70°F in 1 hour you will need 8.3 x (212-70) = 1,178.6 BTUs.

## How many BTUs Do I need to boil 5 gallons of water?

There are 8.35*5=41.75 lbs in 5 gallons. To take water from 75 to 212 therefore requires: (212-75)*41.75=5720 BTU.

## How many BTUs do I need for my stove?

For most users, one power burner (12,000 BTUs or higher) is more than adequate—especially when paired with two medium-strength burners and one low burner for simmering. If you do a lot of cooking that requires quick high heat, such as stir-frying or searing, you may want to push the power up.

## How many BTU does it take to boil 10 gallons?

Wrapping some alum foil around the base of the pot to trap heat might work. A burner really is the way to go for full boils. I have the bayou classic sp10 burner (185,000 btu), and it can boil 10 gal quickly and easily.

## How do you calculate BTU range?

How to Figure the BTU Output of a Stove

- Determine the energy output of the stove from the label on the back of the unit or from the manufacturer’s information. …
- Total the watts for the four heating elements. …
- Divide by 1,000 to get the total kilowatts of output. …
- Multiply by 3,412.12 to get the total BTUs per hour.

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## How many Btus does it take to heat 1 gallon of water?

Water weighs 8.33 pounds per gallon so we can calculate that one gallon of water requires 8.33 BTU to raise the temperature 1ºF.

## How many Btus does it take to boil 1 pound of water?

You have all heard of the BTU of heat energy (British Thermal Unit), it takes one BTU to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. So if the water in the pan on the stove is put in at 32°F, it will then require 180 BTU’s to bring the water to boiling temperature, or 212°F.

## How many BTUs do I need to heat 1500 square feet?

Size and Ceiling Height

Area To Be Cooled (square feet) | Capacity Needed (BTUs per hour) |
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1,200 to 1,400 | 23,000 |

1,400 to 1,500 | 24,000 |

1,500 to 2,000 | 30,000 |

2,000 to 2,500 | 34,000 |

## How many BTUs do I need to cook a wok?

Woks and heat

Restaurants will have burners that are 20 to 50,000 BTU; some restaurants will even have special wok burners that are 250,000 BTU.

## How many BTUs do I need for a 40 gallon water heater?

A common input is 34,000 BTUs on a 40-gallon tank and 36,000 BTUs on a 50-gallon tank. The higher the BTU input and efficiency, the faster the recovery.

## How many BTU do you need to sear a steak?

If I remember correctly, a BTU rating of 80 to 100 per square inch should suffice.

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The three things that stuck out the most with regard to btus were:

- Ability to properly sear a steak.
- Time taken to boil water.
- Ability to properly stir fry.

## How many BTUs are in a gallon of gasoline?

For example, conventional gasoline has an energy content of 116,090 Btus per gallon, while propane has an energy content of 84,250 Btus per gallon. As such, 1.38 gallons of propane has the same amount of energy as one gallon of conventional gasoline.

## How long does it take to boil 3 gallons of water?

On a 15,000 BTU burner, with water starting at 50°F it would take 12-15 minutes for 6 quarts (1.5 gallons) of water to boil. And 20-25 minutes to bring 12 quarts (3 gallons) of waters to a boil.

## How many square feet will 30000 BTUs heat?

Crave

Model | BTUs | Space it will Heat |
---|---|---|

Crave 36 | 17,500 – 30,000 | 600 – 900 square feet |

Crave 48 | 21,000 – 40,000 | 800 – 1,300 square feet |

Crave 60 | 26,000 – 50,000 | 1,300 – 2,100 square feet |

Crave 72 | 30,000 – 58,000 | 1,500 – 2,400 square feet |

## Does higher Btu use more gas?

In cold weather, it will burn more. Because Heater B is not always operating at its maximum BTU rating, it burns less fuel. As a result, a nameplate BTU rating will produce inflated estimated fuel requirements for Heater B and is not a true measure of its fuel efficiency.

## How many BTUs do I need to fry fish?

30,000 BTU burners will fry fish. The camnpchef (2 ro 3 burners) will afford you alot of versatility, and ease of portability. However if you are looking for just a dedicated fish cooker, to fry several large batches of fish etc, I would look at those type cookers(single burner) that run 150,000 BTUs.