"Watt uses Watt"

Here is a very informative list of almost everything you can think of that consumes electricity in your home…and of course how much these appliances consume.

Food Preparation

Appliance Average Watts Hours Used
per Month
kWh per Month
Barbecue Grill 1350 4 5.4
Blender 390 3 1.2
Broiler 1440 6 8.6
Carving Knife 90 11 1.0
Coffee Maker 900 10 9.0
Deep Fat Fryer 1450 5 7.3
Dishwasher 1200 25 30
Fry Pan 1200 13 15.6
Grill (Sandwich) 1160 3 3.5
Hot Plate (single) 660 6 4.0
Microwave Oven 1450 15 21.8
Mixer 125 8 1.0
Range 12500 100
Self-Cleaning 2260 4.0
Roaster 1330 13 17.3
Toaster 1150 3 3.5
Trash Compactor 1100 1 1.1
Waffle Iron 1120 2 2.2
Waste Disposer 450 7 3.2

Food Preservation

Appliance Average Watts Hours Used
per Month
kWh per Month
Freezer (w/frost)
12 cubic feet 96
15 cubic feet 120
20 cubic feet 160
Freezer (frost-free)
12 cubic feet 144
15 cubic feet 180
20 cubic feet 240
Refrigerator-Freezer
(w/frost)
12 cubic feet 240 250 60
14 cubic feet 330 250 82.5
Refrigerator-Freezer
(frost-free)
14 cubic feet 610 262 159.8
18 cubic feet 720 262 188.6
21 cubic feet 750 262 196.5

Home Appliance

Appliance Average Watts Hours Used
per Month
kWh per Month
Radio 70 100 7.0
Stereo Amplifier 150 70 10.5
Television-BW 55 185 10.2
Television-Color 200 185 37.0
Dehumidifier 260 120 31.2
Electric Blanket 180 630 113.4
Humidifier 120 120 14.4
Water Heater 4500 100 450

Comfort Conditioning

Appliance Average
Watts
Cost per
Hour
Small Electric Heater 1000 8�
Attic Fan 450 4�
Furnace Fan 450 4�
Portable Fan 150 1�
Window Fan 190 2�

Health

Appliance Average
Watts
Cost per
Hour
Hair Curler 400 3�
Hair Dryer 1000 7�
Heat Lamp 250 2�
Heating Pad 65 1�
100 Watt Light 100 1�
Shaver 15 1�
Sun Lamp 280 2�
Toothbrush 250 1�

Laundry

Appliance Average Watts Hours Used
per Month
kWh per Month
Clothes Dryer 5000 16 80
Iron 1000 12 12
Washer (Automatic) 500 20 10

Miscellaneous

Appliance Average Watts Hours Used
per Month
kWh per Month
Clock 2 730 1.5
Sewing Machine 75 15 1.1
Pool Pump 1/3hp 250 730 182.5
Vacuum Cleaner 630 6 3.8

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