When looking at the top six power-hungry home appliances in this article, it’s difficult to really understand the kWh unit.
To help understand how much these top 6 offenders actually consume, we’ve compared it to the human body.
So, how hard would you have to work to literally power your home yourself?
Your geyser accounts for a fat 50% of your electricity bill. 9.25 kWh per hour feeds your geyser.
2. Tumble Dryer
This appliance consumes a massive 3kWh per hour.
Using your oven for an hour eats about 2.3kWh.
4. Air Conditioner
When using your aircon, bear in mind that it costs around 1.8kWh.
5. Swimming Pool Pump
Cleaning your pool accounts for 1.5kWh usage per hour.
6. Portable Heater
Winter is coming! To keep yourself warm with your portable heater, you’ll have to provide it with 1.5kWh every hour.
The next time you flip a switch, think about how much physical energy needs to be exerted to power the heaviest energy consumers in your home. Being more conscious about your energy usage is the easiest way to reduce your electricity bill. Power Yourself!
There are a combination of solutions available to power yourself through renewable energy. To discuss these with one of our energy consultants, get in touch! We would love to provide you with a custom cost and energy saving proposal – without a single obligation attached.
(Calculations were all made based on averages.)