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From: Don Green12/4/2017 3:38:33 PM
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Calculate your electric cost
Device / Wattage (wH/hr)
---------------------- COOLING ---------------------- 3500 (2.5-ton central AC) 1440 (humongous window unit AC) 900 (medium window unit AC) 500 (tiny-ass window unit AC) 375 (central AC, fan only) 400 (evaporative cooler) 350 (central AC, fan only) 100 (floor fan or box fan) 95 (52" ceiling fan, high) 75 (48" ceiling fan, high) 55 (36" ceiling fan, high) 24 (42" ceiling fan, low) ---------------------- HEATING ---------------------- 26500 (Elec.Furnace,2000sf, cold clim.) 7941 (Elec.Furnace,1000sf, warm clim.) 1440 (Electric space heater, high) 900 (Electric space heater, medium) 600 (Electric space heater, low) 750 (Gas furnace, for the blower) 450 (Waterbed heater; avg. 10hrs/day) 425 (fan-only part of central heater) ---------------------- MAJOR APPLIANCES ---------------------- XX (clothes dryer: Choose to see note) XX (wash.machine: Choose to see note) 3800 (water heater, electric) 2000 (electric oven, 350 degrees) 1178 (elec. oven, self-cleaning, takes 4.5 hrs) 1200 (Dishwasher, drying cycle) 200 (Dishwasher, no heating or drying) 200 (Refrigerator, 22cf, avg. wattage, <1986) 72 (Refrigerator, 22cf, avg. wattage, 2001+) ---------------------- LIGHTS ---------------------- 100 (100-watt light bulb) 60 (60-watt light bulb) 25 (CFL light, 100-watt equiv.) 18 (CFL light, 60-watt equiv.) 5 (night light) 0.5 (LED night light) ---------------------- COMPUTERS ---------------------- 200 (Computer + 17" CRT) 150 (Computer + 17" LCD) 45 (laptop computer) 90 (17" CRT monitor) 40 (17" LCD monitor) 10 (Sleeping comp.+monitor) ---------------------- TV & VIDEO GAMES ---------------------- 340 (50-56" Plasma television) 260 (50-56" LCD television) 170 (50-56" DLP television) 270 (42" Plasma television) 210 (42" LCD television) 125 (32" LCD television) 75 (19" CRT television) 45 (HD Cable box) 194 (PS3) 185 (XBox 360) 70 (XBox original, not 360) 30 (PlayStation 2) 18 (Nintendo Wii) ---------------------- OTHER ---------------------- 1440 (toaster or microwave) 900 (coffee maker) 800 (range burner) 4 (clock radio)

Amount used per day
1 minute/day 5 minutes/day 15 minutes/day 30 minutes/day 1 hr./day 2 hrs./day 3 hrs./day 4 hrs./day 5 hrs./day 6 hrs./day 7 hrs./day 8 hrs./day 9 hrs./day 10 hrs./day 11 hrs./day 12 hrs./day 13 hrs./day 14 hrs./day 15 hrs./day 16 hrs./day 17 hrs./day 18 hrs./day 19 hrs./day 20 hrs./day 21 hrs./day 22 hrs./day 23 hrs./day 24 hrs./day

Cost of Electricity (per kWh)
CHECK YOUR OWN ELECTRIC BILL TO FIND YOUR HIGHEST kWh RATE. --------------------------- (Choose me for more on rates) --------------------------- 50¢ 40¢ 30¢ 25¢ 20¢ 16¢ 15¢ 14¢ 13¢ 12¢ 11¢ 10¢ 9¢ 8¢ 7¢ 6¢ 5¢ other... (enter your own rate...)

Days used per month
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 30.4375

Kilowatt Hours used:kWh/mo.
Cost per month:$
Cost per year:$
Don't misinterpret these results!
(1) Your particular computer, TV, etc. could use more or less energy than the samples listed here.
(2) Some things use more or less energy based on how high you crank them (e.g. ovens, stereos).
(3) You should generally choose highest electricity rate you're paying. See the Right and Wrong Way to Use the Calculator.





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