Energy bills can often shock us as you wonder what happened in your home over the past two months that doesn’t usually happen. Plug In Energy Monitors will let you see pretty accurately how much individual plug in appliances are contributing to bills and for a fuller overall view on what you are spending in real time the Eco Eye Smart Energy Monitor will give you an accurate picture. It also will measure the accumulative spending so you can pretty much predict how much your next bill will be from looking at the screen.
Below is a rough guide to how much some of the most popular electric appliances contribute to you energy bill for every hour that they are in use.
The below is based on substantial energy price increases in 2022 and assume you are paying 30 cent per kw used.
|Electrical Appliance||Typical Wattage Output per hr||Approx Cost Per Hour Used (based on paying 30 cent per KW unit)|
|Washing Machine||650W||20 cent|
|Clothes Iron||1,000W||30 cent|
|Hair Dryer||1,500W||45 cent|
|Television (36 Inch)||200W||6 cent|
|Laptop Computer||60W||1.8 cent|
|Portable Radio||5W||0.2 cent|
|Cordless Phone||2W||0.1 cent|
|Electric Kettle||3,000W||90 cent|
|Vacuum Cleaner||1400W||42 cent|
|Fan Heater / Oil Based Electric Heater||2500W||75 cent|
|60 Watt Light Bulb||60W||1.8 cent|
|5 Watt LED Bulb with 60W Light Output||5W||0.2 cent|
Above figures are calculated based on your energy provider charging you 30 cent per Kw used.