List of the Power Consumption of Typical Household Appliances
Turn that TV off if you're not watching it! It's wasting electrically!
How much electricity is it really wasting?, and would it not be better to switch off the 4 lights in the room?
The best way to compare the cost of running different appliances is to look at their power consumption, which is measure of how much power they use in Watts. The following list points out typical values for the wattage of some devices you would find in your home so that you can compare them.
|100W light bulb||100W||100W|
|25" colour TV||150W||150W|
|3" belt sander||1000W||1000W|
|60W light bulb||60W||60W|
|9" disc sander||1200W||1200W|
|Fridge / Freezer||500W||500W|
|Hair Blow dryer||1000W||1000W|
|Home Air Conditioner||1000W||1000W|
|Submersible Water Pump||400W||400W|
|TV (19" colour)||70W||100W|
An important point is also to bare in mind the length of time for which the device will be used. For example an electric blanket may be used for 2 hours, but a hair drier for 5 minutes. Therefore the blanket uses 200W * 2 hours = 0.4kWh. The hair drier uses 1KW * 0.0833hours = 0.08333 kWh. So using the blanket costs roughly 5 times as much as the hair drier.
All values reported here are estimates, you should check the appliance labels or literature to find out the correct power consumption.
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Thanks for this info By dignity from Accra
Thnks for this info.
How about Refrigerator ...? any idea...?
By Ganesh @ Singapore on 20/11/2014
Any electronic device for how much we wastage energy
By sachin k on 18/11/2014
How to solve .. I can't get it ..
By zaheer kassar on 04/11/2014
Please can you add the amount it takes per hour and the cost per kilowatts
By kwasi on 31/10/2014
Hi, thanks for the feedback. The Power Shower has been updated.
By Daft Logic on 28/10/2014
Very useful list, but the power shower rating seems woefully low at 240W. Should be in the range of 9000W.
By Electrical Engineer on 28/10/2014
i dnt knw what i should have done without you thanks
how about rice cooker?
i get all information that i want thank u so mc i do all my project good thngs
By hector shivambu on 07/09/2014
tnk u so mc 4 reserch god be wt u
By hector shivambu on 07/09/2014
thank you so much. because of this i dont need to flip our appliances upside down for our homework XD thanks
tks its helpful
By J.R.M on 04/08/2014
susil -ญญ> ton are A.C. chill output. 1000W input power is typical for home a.c. unit.
By Blor on 29/07/2014
power rating of air conditioner is wrong,actually a.c rated on ton i.e 1ton is approximately equal to 3500w.
By susil (MSIL,U-2) on 22/07/2014
As I required
By mohanta on 13/07/2014
Thank u for this information.
By ITADARE DUPE on 13/07/2014
Tnk u vry much
By thumar lalji on 10/07/2014
JEBRINE, there is no time aspect to the list. If you want to factor in time to transform the KW to KWh, then just multiply the decimal number of hours.
By Daft Logic on 09/07/2014
in what basis you present this present this list? per day or per hour?
By JEBRINE MELCO.A on 09/07/2014
I m fully satisfied with this information.now i will save more electricity than before.
By hardev singh on 02/07/2014
Thank u for making us aware
By Neelam on 29/06/2014
thx g so f'ing helpful
By cameron henderson on 25/06/2014
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By Sindhu on 24/06/2014
great information i wonder can you include those led lights that are fitted to a lot of home items I have 15 in total which light up 24/7 thanks
By tommy s on 24/06/2014
great thing to know all this ! tanx
By prashant on 19/06/2014
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