Appliance Usage Chart
Hydro Mississauga


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Appliances Approximate Average Wattage Monthly Hours of UseMonthly kWh Approximate Cost $ **
Air Cleaner (Room & Furnace) 40 250 - 720 10 - 29 .75 - 2.18
Air Conditioner (Room) 6,000 BTU 750 120 - 720 * 90 - 540 * 6.75 - 40.50
Air Conditioner (Room) 9,000 BTU 1050 120 - 720 * 126 - 756* 9.45 - 56.70
Air Conditioner (Central) 2.5 Tons 3500 240 - 860 * 850 - 3000 * 63.75 - 225.00
Barbecue Grill 1350 5 - 10 7 - 14 .53 - 1.05
Block Heater 500 120 - 480 60 - 240 4.50 - 18.00
Broiler 1400 4 - 12 5 - 17 .38 - 1.28
Car Interior Heater 850 120 - 480 102 - 408 7.65 - 30.60
Can Opener 175 1/12 - 1 .01 - .18 .00 - .01
Carving Knife 90 1 - 2 .1 - .2 .01 - .02
Ceiling Fan 60 15 - 330 1 - 20 .08 - 1.50
Clock 5 720 4 .30
Clothes Dryer 5000 6 - 28 30 - 140 2.25 - 10.50
Clothes Washer, Automatic (With Electric Water Heating) 500 7 - 40 33 - 196 2.48 - 14.70
Clothes Washer, Automatic (With Non-Electric Water Heating) 500 7 - 40 3 - 16 .23 - 1.20
Coffee Maker 900 4 - 30 4 - 27 .30 - 2.03
Computer (Monitor & Printer) 200 25 - 160 5 - 32 .38 -2.40
Deep Fat Fryer 1500 5 - 10 8 - 15 .60 - 1.13
Dehumidifier 350 120 - 720 42 - 252 3.15 - 18.90
Dishwasher (With Electric Water Heating) 1300 8 - 40 20 - 102 1.50 - 7.65
Dishwasher (With Non-Electric Water Heating) 1300 8 - 40 3 - 16 .23 - 1.20
Drill 300 3 - 7 1 - 2 .08 - .15
Electric Blanket 180 30 - 90 5 - 16 .38 - 1.20
Electric Heater (Portable) 1000 30 - 90 30 - 90 2.25 - 6.75
Fan (Portable) 115 18 - 52 2 - 6 .15 - .45
Floor Polisher 300 3 - 7 1 - 2 .08 - .15
Food Blender 390 3 - 5 1 - 2 .08 - .15
Food Freezer (15 cu. ft.) 335 180 - 420 60 - 140 4.50 - 10.50
Food Mixer (Hand & Table) 100 1 - 5 .10 - .50 .01 - .04
Frying Pan 1150 10 - 20 12 - 23 .90 - 1.73
Furnace Fan Motor (Intermittent) 350 160 - 415 56 - 145 4.20 - 10.88
Furnace Fan Motor (Continuous) 350 720 252 18.90
Hair Dryer (Portable) 1000 1 - 10 1 - 10 .08 - .75
Heat Exchange/HRV's 125 300 - 720 37 - 150 2.78 - 11.25
Heat Lamp (Infrared) 250 2 - 4 .5 - 1 .04 - .08
Heating Pad 65 15 - 30 1 - 2 .08 - .15
Hedge Trimmer 125 4 - 8 .5 - 1 .04 - .08
Hot Plate 1320 2 - 6 3 - 8 .23 - .60
Humidifier (Portable) 100 80 - 540 8 - 54 .60 - 4.05
Iron (Hand) 1000 1 - 10 1 - 10 .08 - .75
Kettle 1500 1 - 10 1 - 15 .08 - 1.13
Lawn Mower 1500 2 - 4 3 - 6 .23 - .45
Lighting Single Lamp (60W) 60 17 - 200 1 - 12 .08 - .90
Compact Fluourescent (60W Equiv) 18 17 - 200 .3 - 3.6 .02 - .27
Ceiling Fixture (3 bulbs) 180 6 - 195 2 - 35 .15 - 2.63
Tri-Light (Table Lamp) 100 10 - 200 1 - 20 .08 - 1.5
Chandelier (5 Lamp) 300 10 - 183 3 - 55 .23 - 4.13
Fluourescent (2 Tube 4 ft.) 100 10 - 200 1 - 20 .08 - 1.50
Microwave Oven 1000 5 - 30 5 - 30 .38 - 2.25
Oil Furnace (Burner) 260 96 - 288 25 - 75 1.88 - 5.63
Power Saw 275 2 - 4 .6 - 1 .05 - .08
Range 12500 10 - 50 *** 125 - 625 9.38 - 46.88
(Self Cleaning Cycle Only 3200 1/2 - 1 1/2 2 - 5 .15 - .38
Refrigerator-Freezer Frost Free (17 cu. ft.) 500 150 - 300 75 - 150 5.63 - 11.25
Non Frost Free (13 cu. ft.) 300 190 - 300 56 - 90 4.20 - 6.75
Sewing Machine 75 4 - 14 .3 - 1 .02 - .08
Shaver 15 3 - 5 .05 - .08 .00 - .01
Stereo 30 1 - 170 0.03 - 5.1 0.00 - 0.38
Sun Lamp 280 1 - 4 .28 - 1 .02 - .08
Swimming Pool Filter Motor 1/2HP 900 720 648 48.60
Swimming Pool Filter Motor 3/4HP 1200 720 864 64.80
Swimming Pool Filter Motor 1.0HP 1500 720 1080 81.00
Swimming Pool Filter Motor 1.5HP 2100 720 1512 113.40
Television 80 60 - 440 5 - 35 .38 - 2.63
Toaster 1150 1 - 3.5 1 - 4 .08 - .30
Toaster Oven 1250 2 - 24 2.5 - 30 0.19 - 2.25
Toothbrush 10 1 - 2 .01 - .02 .00
Vacuum Cleaner (Portable) 800 2 - 6 2 - 5 .15 - .38
Vacuum Cleaner (Central) 1600 2 - 6 4 - 10 .30 - .75
Video Cassette Recorder 40 50 - 200 1 - 8 .08 - .60
Waffle Iron 1100 1 - 2 1 - 2 .08 - .15
Water Bed Heater 400 150 - 300 60 - 120 4.50 - 9.00
Water Heater Typical Family of 4 3800 98 - 138 375 - 525 28.13 - 39.38
Water Heater Typical Family of 2 3800 66 - 92 250 - 350 18.75 - 26.25


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