Appliance Use Cost

WHAT DOES THE AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES COST TO USE?*

APPLIANCE AVERAGE USE COST/USE AVERGAGE COST/MONTH
Refrigerator Daily 13 Cents/Day $3.95
Dishwasher 30 Loads/Month 20 Cents/Load $6.00
Conventional Oven 30 Hours/Month 7 Cents/Hour $2.10
Range Top 6" Element 15 Hours/Month 8 Cents/Hour $1.20
Microwave Oven 10 Hours/Month 10 Cents/Hour $1.00

Space Heater

1500W

2 Hours/Day

60 Hours/Month

10 Cents/Hour $6.00

Clothes Washer

Includes Hot Water

20 Loads/Month 30 Cents/Load $6.00
Clothes Dryer 20 Loads/Month 22 Cents/Load $4.40
Incandescent Lights

8 Hours/Day

240 Hours/Month

6/10s Cent/Hour

$1.44

1 100 Watt Bulb

Flourescent Lights

8 Hours/Day

240 Hours/Month

2/10s Cent/Hour

$0.48

1 32 Watt Bulb

Color TV

7 Hours/Day

210 Hours/Month

1.1 Cents/Hour $2.31
VCR 20 Hours/Month 2/10s Cent/Hour $0.05
Computer 60 Hours/Month 3.1 Cents/Hour $1.86
Electric Blanket 240 Hours/Month 5/10s Cent/Hour $1.20
Vacuum Cleaner 6 Hours/Month 2.6 Cents/Hour $0.19

 

*These are appliances of average age, size and efficiency. Your usage and appliance will vary and so will the costs to use them. Rates 2007