Appliance Usage Chart

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Appliance Usage Chart

For illustrative purposes only, the chart shown below combines the cost of electricity (at Regulated Price Plan Time-of-Use rates) with Regulatory and Government charges, including HST, for a total cost of 15.24 cents per kilowatt hour. You can also visit Kilowatt Way  http://www.kilowattway.ca to view the effect different time-of-use rates have on your households energy use by appliance. You will be able to see what you will save by shifting usage of heavier energy-consuming appliances to off-peak hours.

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Appliance Wattage Average Hours of Operation Per Month Monthly Consumption in kWhs

Average $/Month

Air Compressor - 1/2 Hp 500 20 10

$1.52

Air Compressor - 1/4 Hp 250 20 5

$0.76

Air Compressor - 1 Hp 1000 20 20

$3.05

Air Conditioner - Central 2.5 Ton 3500 240-720 2520

$384.05

Air Conditioner - Window 6000 BTU 720 120-720 518

$78.94

Air Conditioner - Window 9000 BTU 1050 120-720 756

$115.21

Barbecue Grill 1350 5-10 14

$2.13

Block Heater 500 120-480 240

$36.58

Broiler 1400 4-12 17

$2.59

Can Opener 175 0-1 0

$0.00

Car Interior Heater 850 120-480 408

$62.18

Carving Knife 90 1-2 0

$0.00

Ceiling Fan 60 15-330 20

$3.05

Ceiling Fan - No Bulb 100 100-180 18

$2.74

Clock 5 720 4

$0.61

Clothes Dryer 5000 6-28 140

$21.34

Clothes Washer 500 7-40 20

$3.05

Computer - Monitor and Printer 200 25-160 32

$4.88

Deep Fat Fryer 1500 5-10 15

$2.29

Dehumidifier 350 120-720 252

$38.40

Dishwasher 1300 8-40 52

$7.92

Drill 300 3-7 2

$0.30

Electric Blanket 180 30-90 16

$2.44

Electric Heater - Portable 1000 30-90 90

$13.72

Exercise Treadmill 1200 10-16 19

$2.90

Fan Portable 115 18-52 6

$0.91

Fish Tank Heater - 10 Gallon 50 720 36

$5.49

Fish Tank Heater - 50 Gallon 200 720 144

$21.95

Floor Polisher 300 3-7 2

$0.30

Fluorescent - 2 Tube 4 ft. 100 10-200 20

$3.05

Food Blender 390 3-5 2

$0.30

Food Freezer 500 150-300 150

$22.86

Food Freezer - 15 cu ft. 335 180-420 141

$21.49

Food Mixer - Hand and Table 100 1-5 1

$0.15

Frying Pan 1150 10-20 23

$3.50

Furnace Fan Motor 350 160-415 145

$22.10

Furnace Fan Motor - Continuous 350 720 252

$38.40

Garage Opener 350 2-3 1

$0.15

Gas Water Heater - Blower 175 60-90 16

$2.44

Hair Dryer - Portable 1000 1-10 10

$1.52

Heat Exchanger/HRV's 125 300-720 90

$13.72

Heat Lamp - Infrared 250 2-4 10

$1.52

Heating Cable Eaves 500 30 15

$2.29

Heating Pad 65 15-30 2

$0.30

Hedge Trimmer 125 4-8 10

$1.52

Hot Plate 1320 2-6 8

$1.22

Hot Tub 900 720 648

$98.76

Humidifier - Portable 100 80-540 540

$82.30

Iron - Hand 1000 1-10 10

$1.52

Kettle 1500 1-10 10

$1.52

Lawn Mower 1500 2-4 6

$0.91

Lighting Single Lamp - 100 W 100 17-200 20

$3.05

Lighting Single Lamp - 60 W 60 17-200 12

$1.83

Lighting Single Fluorescent Bulb - 13 W 13 17-200 3

$0.46

Microwave Oven 1000 5-30 10

$1.52

Oil Furnace - Burner 260 96-288 75

$11.43

Power Saw 275 2-4 10

$1.52

Range - Oven 12,500 10-50 625

$95.25

Refrigerator - Frost Free 500 150-300 150

$22.86

Refrigerator - Non Frost Free 300 190-300 90

$13.72

Sewing Machine 75 4-14 1

$0.15

Shaver 15 3-5 1

$0.15

Stereo 30 1-170 5

$0.76

Sump Pump 1/2 hp 500 20-30 15

$2.29

Sump Pump 3/4 hp 1200 20-30 36

$5.49

Swimming Pool Filter - 1.0 Hp 1500 720 1080

$164.59

Swimming Pool Filter - 1.5 Hp 2100 720 1512

$230.43

Swimming Pool Filter - 1/2 Hp 900 720 648

$98.76

Swimming Pool Filter - 3/4 Hp 1200 720 864

$131.67

Television 80 60-440 35

$5.33

Toaster 1150 1-4 5

$0.76

Toothbrush 10 1-2 0

$0.00

Vacuum Cleaner - Central 1600 2-6 10

$1.52

Vacuum Cleaner - Portable 800 2-6 5

$0.76

Vaporizer - 750 W 750 4-10 8

$1.22

Video Cassette Recorder 40 50-200 8

$1.22

Waffle Iron 1100 1-2 2

$0.30

Water Bed Heater 400 150-300 120

$18.29

Water Heater - Family of 2 3800 66-92 350

$53.34

Water Heater - Family of 4 3800 98-138 524

$79.86