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Home Energy Usage Survey

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Introduction

Have you every wondered how much energy you use at home? Now is you chance to find out! Use the table on this sheet to help you conduct an energy survey in your home.


Predictions

Which do you think will be the area of greatest energy usage for your household for the day? For the month?

 

Which do you think will be the area of least energy usage for your household for the day? For the month?

 

Survey

    Families do this column together      

Appliance

Cost Per Hour

About how many hours per week?

Cost per Week’s Usage

Cost per Month’s Usage

Cost per Year’s Usage

Television

.04¢

 

 

 

 

Computer

.04¢

 

 

 

 

Stereo

.03¢

 

 

 

 

Dishwasher

.13¢ per load

 

(# of loads)

 

 

 

Washing Machine

.03¢ per load

 

(# of loads)

 

 

 

Clothes Dryer

Electric: .65¢ per load

Gas: .03¢ per load

(# of loads)

 

 

 

Bedroom Lights

.01¢ per hour per light

 

 

 

 

Living Room Lights

.01¢ per hour per light

 

 

 

 

Kitchen Lights

.01¢ per hour per light

 

 

 

 

Microwave Oven

.15¢

 

 

 

 

Oven

Electric: .11¢

Gas:  .06¢

 

 

 

 

Stove

Electric:  .04¢

 

 

 

 

Refrigerator

.04¢

 

 

 

 

Air Conditioner

Window: .33¢

Central: .53¢

 

 

 

 

 

Electric Heating System

Heat Pump: .75¢

Electric Furnace: $1.16

 

 

 

 

Gas Heating System

$1.07

 

 

 

 

Fan

.05¢

 

 

 

 

 

 

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