Save Energy through Smart Use of Appliance

Go Green Save Electricity Trying to decide whether to invest in a more energy-efficient appliance or you'd like to determine your electricity loads; you may want to estimate appliance energy consumption. Here are most commonly used home appliance and estimated watts used per day Coffee maker 900-1200 Watts Clothes Washer 350-500 Watts Clothes Dryer 1800-5000 watts Dishwasher 1200-2400 Watts using the drying feature greatly increases energy consumption Heater (portable) 750-1500 Watts Clothes Iron 1000–1800 Watts Microwave Oven 750-1100 Watts Refrigerator (frost-free, 16 cubic feet) 725Vacuum cleaner = 1000–1440Water heater (40 gallon) 4500-5500 watts You can usually find the wattage of most appliances stamped on the bottom or back of the appliance, or on its nameplate. The wattage listed is the maximum power drawn by the appliance Many appliances continue to draw a small amount of power when they are switched "off". These loads can be avoided by unplugging the appliance or using a power strip and using the switch on the power strip to cut all power to the appliance.

Save Energy through Smart Use of Appliance

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