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Appliance Usage Chart


This table shows you approximately how much electricity appliances use and should only be used as a guide to help you manage your electricity more efficiently. Your household's use may vary from these figures.

       

Major Energy Users (Effective Jan 1, 2017)*

 

Approx.
Wattage

Avg. monthly
hours of use

Avg.
monthly kWh

Avg. monthly cost based on Avg. TOU price**

Seasonal-Summer

A/C (central) 2.5 tons

3500

300

1050

$150.33

A/C (room) 6,000 BTU

750

350

262.5

$37.58

A/C (room) 9,000 BTU

1050

350

367.5

$52.61

Furnace Fan Motor (Intermittent)

350

160

56

$8.02

Furnace Fan Motor (Continuous)

350

720

252

$36.08

Dehumidfier

350

250

87.5

$12.53

Swimming Pool 1/2 HP

900

600

540

$77.31

Filter Motor 3/4 HP

1200

600

720

$103.08

                 1.0 HP

1500

600

900

$128.85

                 1.5 HP

2100

600

1260

$180.39

Swimming Pool Heater

5000

600

3000

$429.51

Ceiling Fan

60

200

12

$1.72

Fan (Portable)

115

200

23

$3.29

Seasonal-Winter

Block Heater

500

150

75

$10.74

Electric Heater (portable)

1500

300

450

$64.43

Furnace Fan Motor (Intermittent)

350

160

56

$8.02

                              (Continuous)

350

720

252

$36.08

Oil Furnace (Burner)

260

192

50

$7.16

Heat Exchange/HRV's

125

510

63.75

$9.13

Humidifier (Portable)

100

250

25

$3.58

Ceiling Fan

60

200

12

$1.72

Christmas Lights

250

60

15

$2.15

Domestic Appliances

Air Cleaner (Room & Furnace)

40

400

16

$2.29

Clothes Dryer

5000

20

100

$14.32

Clothes Washer

500

10

5

$0.72

Computer (Monitor & Printer)

200

100

20

$2.86

Dishwasher

1300

10

13

$1.86

Food Freezer

350

60

21

$3.01

Microwave oven

1000

5

5

$0.72

Stove (Oven)

5000

100

500

$71.59

Fridge

500

150

75

$10.74

Television

100

200

20

$2.86

Water Bed Heater

500

150

75

$10.74

Water Heater  typical family of 6

3500

200

700

$100.22

                      typical family of 4

3500

118

413

$59.13

                      typical family of 2

3500

80

280

$40.09

Lighting Details

Chandelier (5 Lamps 60W each)

300

100

30

$4.30

Ceiling Fixture (3 lamps 60W each)

180

100

18

$2.58

Incandescent Light Bulb (60W)

60

100

6

$0.86

Fluorescent Fixture (2 Tube 4 ft.)

96

100

9.6

$1.37

Compact Fluorescent 13W (60W Equiv)

13

100

1.3

$0.19

Kitchen Miscellaneous

Broiler

1400

8

11.2

$1.60

Coffee Maker

900

10

9

$1.29

Blender

390

1

0.39

$0.06

Frying Pan (Electric)

1150

15

17.25

$2.47

Deep Fat Fryer

1500

8

12

$1.72

Kettle

1500

4

6

$0.86

Toaster Oven

1500

2

3

$0.43

Hot Plate

1320

2

2.64

$0.38

Other Miscellaneous

Ceiling Fan

60

200

12

$1.72

Heating Pad

65

23

1.495

$0.21

Iron (Hand)

1000

6

6

$0.86

Hair Dryer (Portable)

1000

6

6

$0.86

Electric Blanket

180

90

16.2

$2.32

Fan (Portable)

115

200

23

$3.29

Lawn Mower

1500

2

3

$0.43

Stereo

30

30

0.9

$0.13

Stereo/CD

50

30

1.5

$0.21

VCR/DVD

40

10

0.4

$0.06

Vacuum Cleaner (Portable)

800

4

3.2

$0.46

Vacuum Cleaner (Central)

1600

4

6.4

$0.92


   

 

 

 

 

Fixed Charges

(per 30 days)

Consumption Based Charges

(per kWh)

ELECTRICITY CHARGE**

$0.111

DELIVERY CHARGES***

Transmission Charge

$0.01330

Distribution Charge

$0.01512

Customer Charge

$27.69

Fixed Rate Riders****

$0.93

Variable Rate Riders****

 

($0.00305)

REGULATORY CHARGES***

Wholesale Operations Charge

$0.0057

SSS - Administration Charge (if applicable)

$0.25

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

$0.0011

TOTAL COST

$28.87

$0.14317

* HST and 8% Provincial Rebate are not included in the calculations.

** Time-of-Use Electricity Rates effective November 1, 2016 - April 30, 2017. Residential consumers typically use about 65% of their electricity during Off-Peak hours, and about 17% during Mid-Peak and 18% during On-Peak periods.

***Residential Rates effective January 1, 2017. 

****Fixed Rate Riders and Variable Rate Riders include a number of Rate Riders approved by the Ontario Energy Board. Please see Residential Rates section on our website for more details.