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You work hard for your money so keeping as much of it as you can is important. Donít throw your money away on high monthly electric bills. Instead manage your energy consumption like you manage your household budget.

  • 4% clothes dryer/dishwasher
  • 5% food preparation
  • 8% lighting, TVs, stereos & radios
  • 8% freezers, refrigerators
  • 20% water heating
  • 55% heating, air conditioning

 

 Appliance Electricity Usage

Hereís a handy guide that illustrates how many kilowatt hours electric household appliances use per month.

APPLIANCE USE/DAY KWH/MONTH
Television  6 hours 27
Ceiling fan 12 hours 54
Home computer 2 hours   4
Microwave oven 15 minutes 23
Range & oven 15 minutes  23
Toaster 8 minutes 2
Dishwasher 1 hour 30
Washing machine 40 minutes 10
Clothes dryer 2 hours 76
Refrigerators (manual defrost) 14-16 cu. ft 24 hours 76
Refrigerators (frost-free) 14-16 cu. ft. 24 hours 123
Refrigerators (frost-free) 18-22 cu. ft 24 hours 200
Freezer (manual defrost) 24 hours 67
Freezer (frost-free) 24 hours 150
Water heater 24 hours 322
Lights 8 hours 100
Room a/c (8 months average) 24 hours 209
Central a/c (8 months average) 24 hours 627
Heat pump (cooling) 24 hours 537
Heat pump (heating) 24 hours 405
Central heat (4 months average) 24 hours  964
VCR/DVD 2 hours 2
Vacuum cleaner 1 hour 22