Ever wondered what the average household consumption is based on each appliance? This is a commonly asked question that we have detailed below:
How much does a TV use?
A 55-inch smart TV uses roughly one unit of electricity to power around 12 hours of viewing which equals about 2 pence per hour.
How much does a dishwasher use?
Dishwashers only contribute to about 2% of your whole average bill. It lately depends on what model appliance is being used but an A+++ dishwasher can cost approximately £23 annually to run while B+ dishwashers can cost about £43 to run.
How much does a fridge freezer use?
A fridge freezer is a common household item which is a necessity and the larger it is the more power it will use. A fridge freezer can assume to be 8% of your bill. An A-rated fridge freezer can cost roughly £39 annually and a larger 525L model can take this price to £50.
How much does an oven use?
Ovens can contribute up to 3% of a homeowner’s energy bill. Ovens are another household item which can be expensive but is a necessity. A 3.3kw oven can cost homeowners up to £90 annually when used for an average of 30 minutes a day.
How much does a tumble dryer or washing machines use?
A tumble dryer is commonly known as a more costly home appliance that can contribute to up to 13% of your energy bill. It is estimated that the annual price of running a tumble dyer is £85. You can save on your bill by letting your washing dry on the line rather than using a dryer during the summer months.
How much do lighting and heating use?
Heating systems can use up to 27% of your bills with hot water taking up to 14% more than this. In addition to this, lighting can use up to 12% of a homeowner’s bills. Although this is a necessary item your home must be at the right temperature. Even making slight changes can have a substantial impact on your bills.
How much do other appliances use?
It is best practice to fill your kettle with a few cups of hot water to help cut the cost of using a kettle within the home. Boiling a kettle for 10 minutes per day can cost you up to £30 a year. Other appliances such as a desktop computer can contribute an added £15 a year when used every day. Having a tablet or laptop is considered far more energy efficient so it is worth switching to save on your household bills.