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How energy gets used and wasted in the home

HOW ENERGY GETS USED AND WASTED IN THE HOME



Average monthly kilowatt hour consumption in the home



Basement Laundry

Dehumidifier water heater Iron washing machine clothes dryer

= 432 kwh = 450 kwh =5 kwh =33 kwh =120 kwh



Kitchen

Microwave CoffeeMaker Freezer Dishwasher Refrigerator Range

=11 kwh =27 kwh =33 kwh =35 kwh =48 kwh =72 kwh



Space heating = 45%

Water heating = 18%

Lighting = 6%

Space cooling = 9%

Computers and electronics = 6%

Other = 5%

Cooking = 4%

Refrigeration = 4%

Wet cleaning = 3%



Closet Office

Vaccum Cleaner Computer (laptop) Printer(laser)

=3 kwh = 1 kwh = 2 kwh



Bedroom

3CFL 13W lights Clock radio Ceiling fan Electric space heater

=9 kwh = 4 kwh = 11 kwh = 90 kwh



Living Room

DVD player Stereo TV(LCD, 32") Aquarium

=1 kwh =7 kwh = 31 kwh = 72 kwh



Bathrooms Outdoors

Hair Dryer Bathroom fan Barbecue Hologen flood light Hot tub Swimming pool jump

= 10 kwh = 2 kwh = 12 kwh = 12 kwh = 270 kwh = 720 kwh



Air leakage



34% Floors, Walls & Ceilings

15% HVAC ducts

14% Fireplace

13% Plumbing penetration

11% Doors

10% Windows

4% Fans & vents

2% Electric outlets



Annual hot water usage



37% Shower

26% Clothes washer

14% Dishwasher

12% Bath

11% Sinks

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How energy gets used and wasted in the home

shared by engagedliving on Nov 30, 2012 in Environment

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This infographic points out where energy gets used and wasted in the home so that you can learn how to easily save energy.
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