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Where does your electric payment go?

21 January 2009 45 views No Comment
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In other words, what is the single biggest user of electricity in a typical home?

Appliance

% Usage

Refrigerator

13.00%

Air Conditioning

12.00%

Electric Water Heating

11.00%

Space heaters

11.00%

Lighting

9.00%

TV’s

3.00%

(Source: US Department of Energy)

As you can see, a typical sized single family home uses more electricity to run a single refrigerator than any other single area.

We’ll be covering more about refrigerators and energy ramifications in a future post soon.

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