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Metric conversion factors (for floorspace) The term 'Metric conversion factors (for floorspace)' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' Floorspace estimates may be converted to metric units by using the relationship, 1 square foot is approximately equal to .0929 squaremeters. Energy estimates may be converted to metric units by using the relationship, 1 Btu is approximately equal to 1,055 joules. One kilowatthour is exactly 3,600,000 joules. One gigajoule is approximately278 kilowatthours (kWh)'.
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