Watts = 0

Kilowatts = 0

Amps = 0

Voltage Rating = 0

Cost/kWh [¢] =

Cost/Hour =

Calculates the cost to operate an appliance per hour. Input the voltage of the appliance, the power consumed and the cost of electricity per kilowatt-hour based on rates of local electric power supplier and the cost to operate the appliance is calculated.

NOTE: Electricity cost varies widely by region and by power supplier. If unsure of costs, estimate based on the average cost of 14 cents per kilowatt-hour. The range in price per kilowatt hour generally starts at about 9 cents but can go as high as 25 cents per kilowatt hour.

Appliance Rating

Select between watts, kilowatts, and amps. Appliances are provided with a nameplate that will provide this information in one of the given formats. Input this rating into the appropriate box. Input only 1 selection and leave all other fields blank.

- Watts:

- Kilowatts:

- Amps:

- Voltage Rating: Voltage rating of the appliance.

- Cost/kWh [¢]: Cost of electricity per kilowatt-hour, in cents, based on local utility provider.

- Cost/Hour: Cost to operate this appliance per hour.

Calculate the estimated cost per hour to operate this water heater based on a local rate of 17 cents per kilowatt-hour.

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Appliance Rating

- Watts: 4,500

- Kilowatts:

- Amps:

- Voltage Rating: 1∅¸, 240 volts

- Cost/kWh [¢]: 17

The estimate cost per hour to operate this appliance is $0.77.

Watts

Kilowatts

Amps

Voltage Rating

Cost/kWh [¢]

Cost/Hour

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