Electric Usage Tool

Explore the interactive tool below to understand the energy that is consumed in your home by your electric appliances. Remember, this tool is a guide and individual household costs may vary. You can get personalized home energy advice from the Efficiency Vermont customer support team.
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  • The appliances listed are all electric appliances.
  • Hours in Use is based on a typical four-person household. Your hours may vary; adjust accordingly.
  • Annual kWh may vary considerably depending upon model, age, and use.
  • Annual Cost is based upon the statewide average of 14 cents per kiloWatt hour (kWh).

denotes $100+ in annual electrical usage.

A/C Central

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Annual
Cost

$180

125 hrs. per mo.
375 kWh per mo.
3 mos. per yr.
1,125 kWh per yr.

A/C Window

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Annual
Cost

$40

100 hrs. per mo.
83 kWh per mo.
3 mos. per yr.
248 kWh per yr.

Clothes Dryer, Electric

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Annual
Cost

$144

20 hrs. per mo.
75 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
900 kWh per yr.

Clothes Dryer, Gas gas use not included

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Annual
Cost

$17

23 hrs. per mo.
9 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
108 kWh per yr.

Clothes Washer water use not included

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Annual
Cost

$17

23 hrs. per mo.
9 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
108 kWh per yr.

Coffee Maker residential

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Annual
Cost

$10

30 hrs. per mo.
5 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
60 kWh per yr.

Computer, Desktop with Monitor

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Annual
Cost

$21

60 hrs. per mo.
11 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
134 kWh per yr.

Computer, Laptop

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Annual
Cost

$5

60 hrs. per mo.
3 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
36 kWh per yr.

Dehumidifier

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Annual
Cost

$192

250 hrs. per mo.
200 kWh per mo.
6 mos. per yr.
1,200 kWh per yr.

Dishwasher, heat dry

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Annual
Cost

$25

16 hrs. per mo.
13 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
156 kWh per yr.

Dishwasher, air dry

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Annual
Cost

$15

16 hrs. per mo.
8 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
96 kWh per yr.

DVD Player, Residential

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Annual
Cost

$3

45 hrs. per mo.
1.5 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
18 kWh per yr.

Electric Heat, baseboard, 10 ft.

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Annual
Cost

$240

240 hrs. per mo.
300 kWh per mo.
5 mos. per yr.
1,500 kWh per yr.

Electric Heat, portable

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Annual
Cost

$346

240 hrs. per mo.
360 kWh per mo.
6 mos. per yr.
2,160 kWh per yr.

Engine block heater

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Annual
Cost

$86

180 hrs. per mo.
135 kWh per mo.
4 mos. per yr.
540 kWh per yr.

Fan, Attic

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Annual
Cost

$12

64 hrs. per mo.
24 kWh per mo.
3 mos. per yr.
72 kWh per yr.

Fan, Bath

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Annual
Cost

$2

15 hrs. per mo.
1 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
12 kWh per yr.

Fan, Ceiling lights not included

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Annual
Cost

$12

150 hrs. per mo.
12 kWh per mo.
6 mos. per yr.
72 kWh per yr.

Fan, Box

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Annual
Cost

$5

71 hrs. per mo.
11 kWh per mo.
3 mos. per yr.
33 kWh per yr.

Freezer, Chest man. defrost, 18 CF, 20 YRS. old

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Annual
Cost

$135

730 hrs. per mo.
70 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
845 kWh per yr.

Freezer, Chest man. defrost, 18 CF, 10 YRS. old

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Annual
Cost

$93

730 hrs. per mo.
48 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
580 kWh per yr.

Freezer, Chest man. defrost, 17 CF, new

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Annual
Cost

$76

730 hrs. per mo.
39 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
472 kWh per yr.

Freezer, upright auto defrost, 17 CF, 20 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$222

730 hrs. per mo.
116 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
1,389 kWh per yr.

Freezer, upright auto defrost, 17 CF, 10 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$158

730 hrs. per mo.
82 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
988 kWh per yr.

Freezer, upright auto defrost, 17 CF, new

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Annual
Cost

$120

730 hrs. per mo.
62 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
747 kWh per yr.

Freezer, upright man. defrost, 17 CF, 10 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$158

730 hrs. per mo.
82 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
988 kWh per yr.

Freezer, upright man. defrost, 17 CF, new

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Annual
Cost

$120

730 hrs. per mo.
62 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
747 kWh per yr.

Boiler Hot Water Circulators

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Annual
Cost

$46

178 hrs. per mo.
48 kWh per mo.
6 mos. per yr.
288 kWh per yr.

Furnace Fan Blower excluding fuel

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Annual
Cost

$146

178 hrs. per mo.
152 kWh per mo.
6 mos. per yr.
912 kWh per yr.

Hot Tub, Indoor pump and heat

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Annual
Cost

$376

70 hrs. per mo.
196 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
2,352 kWh per yr.

Hot Tub, Outdoor pump and heat

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Annual
Cost

$572

128 hrs. per mo.
298 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
3,576 kWh per yr.

Lighting, Incandescent 100 watts

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Annual
Cost

$17

90 hrs. per mo.
9 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
108 kWh per yr.

Lighting, cfl (25 watts)

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Annual
Cost

$4

90 hrs. per mo.
2 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
24 kWh per yr.

Oven, electric

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Annual
Cost

$40

8 hrs. per mo.
21 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
252 kWh per yr.

Range Top, electric large unit

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Annual
Cost

$36

8 hrs. per mo.
19 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
228 kWh per yr.

Range Top, electric small unit

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Annual
Cost

$19

8 hrs. per mo.
10 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
120 kWh per yr.

Refrigerator 18 CF, 20 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$191

730 hrs. per mo.
100 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
1,195 kWh per yr.

Refrigerator 18 CF, 10 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$128

730 hrs. per mo.
70 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
840 kWh per yr.

Refrigerator 18 CF, new

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Annual
Cost

$81

730 hrs. per mo.
42 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
506 kWh per yr.

Refrigerator 22 CF, 20 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$236

730 hrs. per mo.
123 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
1,475 kWh per yr.

Refrigerator 22 CF, 10 yrs. old

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Annual
Cost

$137

730 hrs. per mo.
71 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
857 kWh per yr.

Refrigerator 22 CF, new

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Annual
Cost

$86

730 hrs. per mo.
45 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
537 kWh per yr.

Satellite Dish Cable Receiver

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Annual
Cost

$40

730 hrs. per mo.
21 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
252 kWh per yr.

Sauna

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Annual
Cost

$54

4 hrs. per mo.
28 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
336 kWh per yr.

Pool Filter Pump 1hp

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Annual
Cost

$175

365 hrs. per mo.
274 kWh per mo.
4 mos. per yr.
1,096 kWh per yr.

Television 42 IN.

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Annual
Cost

$35

150 hrs. per mo.
18 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
217 kWh per yr.

Television 15-27 IN.

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Annual
Cost

$19

150 hrs. per mo.
10 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
121 kWh per yr.

Waterbed

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Annual
Cost

$184

256 hrs. per mo.
96 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
1,152 kWh per yr.

Water cooler/heater

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Annual
Cost

$117

730 hrs. per mo.
61 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
732 kWh per yr.

Hot Water Heater, Electric

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Annual
Cost

$741

1085 gals per mo.
386 kWh per mo.
12 mos. per yr.
4632 kWh per yr.

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