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Energy Use Chart

Are you curious about how much it costs to run a particular appliance? If so, take a look at this electrical usage chart to see what the average monthly power consumption of a certain household appliances is. Keep in mind that these are estimates and your particular appliances and usage may vary. Then take the number of kwh times $0.071 and you should be able to get an idea of what it costs to run that appliance for the month.

Average Monthly kwh Consumption                                                            

Appliance
Typical Wattage
Est. hours per month
kwh
Air conditioner(central-8.5 SEER, 2.5 tons 3,500 100 300
Air conditioner(room-9,000Btu) 1,050 360 360
Blanket 150 120 18
Block heater (8hrs./day) 500 248 124
Clothes dryer 5,000 16 80
Clothes washer (not including hot water) 500 16 8
Computer 200  240 48 
Dehumidifier 350  240  84 
Dishwasher (doesn't include hot water) 1,800 15 20 
Freezer (frostless 15 cu. ft.) 335  334  112 
Furnace fan-variable speed motor (24 hrs./day)  75 744  56 
Furnace fan-conventional blower (24 hrs./day) 400  744  298 
Hot tub/spa heater (4-person, 120-volt)  1,800  40  72 
Hair dryer  1,000 
Iron  1,000  10 10 
Microwave oven  1,500  10  15 
 Radio 25  100 
Range with oven  3,500 15  188 
Refridgerator/freezer (14 cu. ft)  300  300  150
Refridgerator/freezer (frostless, 16-18 cu. ft.)  400  250  154 
Space heater 1,500 248 372
Television-34" (6hrs./day) 250 180 45
Television-32" LCD (6hrs./day) 114 180 21
Television-42" plasma (6 hrs./day) 360 180 65
Toaster 1,000 3 3
Vacuum cleaner 800 6 6
 Water heater (varies widely) 4,500  90  405 
Water pump (deep well) 1,000 15 15
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