Appliance Energy Consumption

Typical appliance:
Power consumption:
Hours of use per day:h/day
Results:
Energy consumed per day:kWh/day
Energy consumed per month:kWh/month
Energy consumed per year:kWh/year

Appliance Energy Use Chart

CategoryDetailEstimated Energy Usage*Estimated Energy Costs**

Heating

Space heating, electric
 Portable heater (1500W)1.5 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
 Baseboard heater (six foot unit) (250 W/foot)1.5 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
 Heat pump heat strips10 kWh per hour w/fan$1.30 per hour
 Electric furnace10.5 kWh per hour w/fan$1.37 per hour
    
Heat pump w/o heat strips (1.8 COP)***
 1.5 ton2.93 kWh per hour$0.38 per hour
 5.0 ton9.77 kWh per hour$1.27 per hour
 

Air Conditioning/ Cooling


Window/wall (8kBtu) (120V–12 EER)0.73 kWh per hour$0.09 per hour
 Window/wall (18kBtu) (240V)1.8 kWh per hour$0.23 per hour
 Central (3 ton–12 SEER)3.0 kWh per hour$0.39 per hour
 Whole house fan 0.2–0.4 kWh per hour$0.03–$0.05 per hour
 Pedestal fan 0.03 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Ceiling fan0.025–0.075 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 

Water Heating(All uses)

Electric water heater380–500 kWh per month$49.40–$65.00 per month
 Instantaneous (110 v 29 amp) @1gpm 70°F380–500 kWh per month$49.40–$65.00 per month
 Instantaneous (240 v 50 amp) @2.5gpm 83°F12 kWh per hour$1.56 per hour
 

Heat pump (50–75 gal) water heater

77 kWh per month$10.01 per hour
 Heat pump (>75 gal) water heater111.8 kWh per month$14.53 per hour
 

Kitchen

Range, electric
 Oven2.3 kWh per hour$0.30 per hour
 Oven: surface1–1.5 kWh per hour$0.13–$0.20 per hour
 Oven: self-cleaning feature6 kWh per hour cleaning$0.78 per cleaning
 Microwave oven0.12 kWh per 5 min$0.02 per 5 min
 Broiler, portable electric1.5 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
 Single serve coffee maker0.26 kWh per brew$0.03 per brew
 Coffee maker0.12 kWh per brew$0.02 per brew
 Coffee maker/brew, warmer on0.4 kWh per hour$0.05 per hour
 Dishwasher: normal cycle (not including hot water)1–2.17 kWh per load$0.13–$0.28 per load
 Dishwasher: Energy-saver cycle0.5 kWh per load$0.07 per load
 Toaster (2 slices)0.04 kWh per useLess than $0.01 per use
 Toaster oven0.75 kWh–per hour$0.10 per hour
 Waffle iron, 4 servings0.33 kWh per use$0.04 per use
 

Refrigerator/Freezer

Older units
 Refrigerator (frost-free), 15 cu. ft. (1996 unit)150 kWh per month$19.50 per month
 Freezer (manual defrost), 15 cu. ft.90 kWh per month$11.70 per month
    
Newer Units - ENERGY STAR Refrigerators
 ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, 14 cu. ft.34.5 kWh per month$ 4.49 per month
 ENERGY STAR Refrigerator (frost-free), 17 cu. ft.
35 kWh per month$ 4.55 per month
 ENERGY STAR Refrigerator (frost-free), 19 cu. ft.46 kWh per month$ 5.98 per month
 ENERGY STAR Refrigerator (side by side) 21 cu. ft.51 kWh per month$ 6.63 per month
 ENERGY STAR Refrigerator (frost-free) 24 cu. ft.54 kWh per month$ 7.02 per month
 ENERGY STAR Refrigerator (side by side) 25 cu. ft.60 kWh per month$ 7.80 per month
 

Electronics

Television
 LED/4k UHD  
 40"–50"0.071 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 50"–60"0.12 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 60"–75"0.15 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 >75"0.18 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
    
 OLED/4k  
 20"–30"0.023 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 30"–40"0.045 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 >40"0.14 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
    
 LED/HDTV/720P  
 20"–30"0.024 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 >30"0.035 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
    
 LED/HDTV/1080P
  
 20"–30"0.014 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 30"–40"0.019 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 >40"0.025 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
    
 Plasma  
 40"–49"0.4 kWh per hour$0.05 per hour
 >50"0.48 kWh per hour$0.06 per hour
    
 LCD  
 40"–49"0.012 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 >50"0.016 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
    
Recording/Video Playing Devices
 Cable box139 kWh per year$18.07 per year
 Roku26.2 kWh per year$3.41 per year
 Thin client52.6 kWh per year$6.84 per year
    
Gaming
 Nintendo Switch157.7 kWh per year$20.50 per year
 Xbox One233 kWh per year$30.29 per year
 PlayStation 4181 kWh per year$23.53 per year
 Wii U37 kWh per year

$4.81 per year

    
Computers
 Desktop computer0.06–kWh per hour

$0.01–$0.03 per hour

 Desktop computer on sleep/standby mode0.001–0.006 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Laptop0.02–0.05 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Monitor - 17" CRT0.08 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
 Monitor - 17" LCD0.04 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
    
Other
 Speakers (25 Watts x 2) normal volume0.05 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Stereo0.05 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Radio, CD player0.02 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Tablet12 kWh per year$1.56 per year
 

Lighting

Compact fluorescent (CFL)/LED
 CFL/LED (8 W) equivalent to 25 W incandescent0.008 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 CFL/LED (11 W) equivalent to 40 W incandescent0.01 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 CFL/LED (15 W) equivalent to 60 W incandescent
0.015 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 CFL/LED (20 W) equivalent to 75 W incandescent
0.02 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 CFL/LED (27 W) equivalent to 100 W incandescent
0.027 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 CFL/LED (38 W) equivalent to 150 W incandescent
0.038 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 Heat Lamp0.04 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 

Halogen

  Halogen (300 W)0.3 kWh per hour$0.04 per hour
 

Laundry


Clothes dryer (light load vs. heavy load)2.5–4 kWh per load$0.33–$0.52 per load
 Non ENERGY STAR-Qualified 2.28 kWh per load$0.30 per load
 ENERGY STAR-Qualified 1.90 kWh per load$0.25 per load
 Heat pump dryer0.54 kWh per load$0.07 per load
 Warm wash, cold rinse2.3 kWh per load$0.30 per load
 Hot wash, warm rinse6.3 kWh per load$0.82 per load
 

Household Goods


Vacuum cleaner0.75 kWh per hour$0.10 per hour
 Dyson vacuum cleaner0.23 kWh per hour $0.03 per hour
 Iron1.08 kWh per hour$0.14 per hour
 Clock2–4 kWh per month$0.26–$0.52 per month
 Night light (4w on 12-hours/day)1.44 kWh per month$0.19 per month
 Electric blanket: Twin0.5 kWh/night$0.07/night
 Electric blanket: Double/Queen0.75 kWh/night$0.10/night
 Electric blanket: King1 kWh/night$0.13/night
 Aquarium0.05–1.21kWh per hour$0.01–$0.16 per hour
 Robot vacuum cleaner0.007 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
 

Bathroom

 Hair dryer1.5 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
 Curling iron0.15 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
 Whirlpool tub1.8 kWh per hour$0.23 per hour
 

Swimming Pool


Sweep pump (3/4 hp)0.56 kWh per hour$0.07 per hour
 Filter pump (1/2–1 hp)1.12 kWh per hour$0.15 per hour
 Filter pump (2 hp)1.5 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
 Single-speed pump0.54 kWh per hour$0.07 per hour
 Dual-speed pump0.29 kWh per hour$0.04 per hour
 Variable-speed pump0.12 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
 

Spa/Hot Tub

 Electric heater (1500 W)1.5 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
 

Medical Equipment


Nebulizer1 kWh per hour$0.13 per hour
 Oxygen concentrator0.46 kWh per hour$0.06 per hour
 Sleep apnea machine (CPAP)0.2 kWh per hour$0.03 per hour
 
* Estimated energy use is based on average operation conditions. Individual use may vary.
** Estimated costs based on $0.13 per kWh
*** COP = Coefficient of Performance. An electric resistance heater has a COP of 1
GPM - Gallons per minute
SEER - Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (efficiency given to central air conditioning)
EER - Energy Efficiency Ratio (efficiency given to window/wall air conditioners)