What Appliance Draws The Most Power?

Here are the top ten most common residential appliances listed in order of energy consumption:

  • Dryer: 75 kWh/month.
  • Oven Range: 58 kWh/month.
  • Lighting 4-5 room household: 50 kWh/month.
  • Dishwasher: 30 kWh/month.
  • Television: 27 kWh/month.
  • Microwave: 16 kWh/month.
  • Washing Machine: 9 kWh/month.

What appliance draws the most electricity?

Here’s what uses the most energy in your home:

  1. Cooling and heating: 47% of energy use.
  2. Water heater: 14% of energy use.
  3. Washer and dryer: 13% of energy use.
  4. Lighting: 12% of energy use.
  5. Refrigerator: 4% of energy use.
  6. Electric oven: 3-4% of energy use.
  7. TV, DVD, cable box: 3% of energy use.
  8. Dishwasher: 2% of energy use.

How much power does a typical refrigerator draw?

The power consumption of domestic fridges is typically between 100 and 200 watts. Over a full day they are likely to use around 1 to 2 kilowatt-hours (kWh).

What is the power rating of an appliance?

These figures are usually displayed on a rating plate attached to the appliance, e.g. 230 volts, 3 amperes. The rating of the appliance is related the power it consumes. Power is measured in watts and is the product of volts and amperes. The example above would have a rating of 690 watts.

How many watts do most appliances use?

Common AppliancesEstimated WattsSuggested Inverters
Coffee Maker600-1200Cobra CPI-1590
Keurig1500 (max) 200-400 (continuous)Samlex SSW-2000-12A
Blender300-1000Power Bright 1100
Microwave (600-1000 Watt Cooking Power)1000-2000KISAE SW1220 Xantrex PROwatt SW 2000

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