Home Appliances - Estimate Usage Costs

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Home Appliances - Estimate Usage Costs
Multiply your monthly energy (kWh) cost by the average kWh use per month figure in the table below.
Typical Usage of Home Electric Appliances
Comfort Average kWh Use per Month
Room air conditioner, 5000 Watts 488
Electric hot water heater 400
Portable electric space heater, 1500 Watts 366
Dehumidifier 200
Central air conditioner, older 2 ton unit 183
Waterbed, king size 125
Central air conditioner, newer 2 ton unit 113
Humidifier 75
Window fan 34
Electric Blanket 18
In The Kitchen
Comfort Average kWh Use per Month
Refrigerator 153
Range 100
Dishwasher 30
Microwave Oven 25
Oven 22
Slow cooker 11
Garbage disposal 3
Toaster 3
Help Around The House
Comfort Average kWh Use per Month
Electric Dryer, 5 loads per week 83
Iron 13
Washing Machine 9
Sewing Machine 1
Entertainment
Comfort Average kWh Use per Month
Fish Aquarium, 10 gals 32
Color, solid-state 19" TV 17
Stereo 10
Beauty Aids
Comfort Average kWh Use per Month
Hair dryer 4
Curling Iron 1
Shaver 0.3
Working At Home
Comfort Average kWh Use per Month
Personal computer 33
Laser printer 25
Color Monitor 9