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:
- Cooling and heating: 47% of energy use.
- Water heater: 14% of energy use.
- Washer and dryer: 13% of energy use.
- Lighting: 12% of energy use.
- Refrigerator: 4% of energy use.
- Electric oven: 3-4% of energy use.
- TV, DVD, cable box: 3% of energy use.
- 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 Appliances||Estimated Watts||Suggested Inverters|
|Coffee Maker||600-1200||Cobra CPI-1590|
|Keurig||1500 (max) 200-400 (continuous)||Samlex SSW-2000-12A|
|Blender||300-1000||Power Bright 1100|
|Microwave (600-1000 Watt Cooking Power)||1000-2000||KISAE SW1220 Xantrex PROwatt SW 2000|
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