ENERGY USE OF TYPICAL HOME APPLIANCES

Appliance

Wattage

Aquarium

50-1210

Clock radio

10

Coffee maker

900-1200

Clothes washer

350-500

Clothes dryer

1800-5000

Dishwashera

1200-2400

Dehumidifier

785

Electric blanket, single

60

Appliance

Wattage

Electric blanket, double

100

Fans

Ceiling

65-175

Window

55-250

Furnace

750

Whole house

240-750

Hair dryer

1200-1875

Heater (portable)

750-1500

Iron (clothes iron)

1000-1800

Microwave oven

750-1100

Personal computer

CPU

120

CPU, sleep mode

30 or less

Monitor

150

Monitor, sleep mode

30 or less

Laptop

50

Radio (stereo)

70-400

Refrigerator (frost-free)

725

Television set (color)

19-inch

65-110

27-inch

113

36-inch

133

Large screen projection

170

Flat screen

120

VCR

17-21

DVD

20-25

Toaster

800-1400

Toaster oven

1225

Vacuum cleaner

1000-1440

Water heater (40 gallon)

4500-5500

Water pump (deep well)

250-1100

Water bed (with heater)

120-380

Source. U. S. Department of Energy.

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