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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 January 1, 2019)*

 

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

$112.22

A/C (room) 6,000 BTU

750

350

262.5

$28.06

A/C (room) 9,000 BTU

1050

350

367.5

$39.28

Furnace Fan Motor (Intermittent)

350

160

56

$5.99

Furnace Fan Motor (Continuous)

350

720

252

$26.93

Dehumidfier

350

250

87.5

$9.35

Swimming Pool 1/2 HP

900

600

540

$57.72

Filter Motor 3/4 HP

1200

600

720

$76.95

                 1.0 HP

1500

600

900

$96.19

                 1.5 HP

2100

600

1260

$134.67

Swimming Pool Heater

5000

600

3000

$320.64

Ceiling Fan

60

200

12

$1.28

Fan (Portable)

115

200

23

$2.46

Seasonal-Winter

Block Heater

500

150

75

$8.02

Electric Heater (portable)

1500

300

450

$48.10

Furnace Fan Motor (Intermittent)

350

160

56

$5.99

                              (Continuous)

350

720

252

$26.93

Oil Furnace (Burner)

260

192

50

$5.34

Heat Exchange/HRV's

125

510

63.75

$6.81

Humidifier (Portable)

100

250

25

$2.67

Ceiling Fan

60

200

12

$1.28

Christmas Lights

250

60

15

$1.60

Domestic Appliances

Air Cleaner (Room & Furnace)

40

400

16

$1.71

Clothes Dryer

5000

20

100

$10.69

Clothes Washer

500

10

5

$0.53

Computer (Monitor & Printer)

200

100

20

$2.14

Dishwasher

1300

10

13

$1.39

Food Freezer

350

60

21

$2.24

Microwave oven

1000

5

5

$0.53

Stove (Oven)

5000

100

500

$53.44

Fridge

500

150

75

$8.02

Television

100

200

20

$2.14

Water Bed Heater

500

150

75

$8.02

Water Heater  typical family of 6

3500

200

700

$74.82

                      typical family of 4

3500

118

413

$44.14

                      typical family of 2

3500

80

280

$29.93

Lighting Details

Chandelier (5 Lamps 60W each)

300

100

30

$3.21

Ceiling Fixture (3 lamps 60W each)

180

100

18

$1.92

Incandescent Light Bulb (60W)

60

100

6

$0.64

Fluorescent Fixture (2 Tube 4 ft.)

96

100

9.6

$1.03

Compact Fluorescent 13W (60W Equiv)

13

100

1.3

$0.14

Kitchen Miscellaneous

Broiler

1400

8

11.2

$1.20

Coffee Maker

900

10

9

$0.96

Blender

390

1

0.39

$0.04

Frying Pan (Electric)

1150

15

17.25

$1.84

Deep Fat Fryer

1500

8

12

$1.28

Kettle

1500

4

6

$0.64

Toaster Oven

1500

2

3

$0.32

Hot Plate

1320

2

2.64

$0.28

Other Miscellaneous

Ceiling Fan

60

200

12

$1.28

Heating Pad

65

23

1.495

$0.16

Iron (Hand)

1000

6

6

$0.64

Hair Dryer (Portable)

1000

6

6

$0.64

Electric Blanket

180

90

16.2

$1.73

Fan (Portable)

115

200

23

$2.46

Lawn Mower

1500

2

3

$0.32

Stereo

30

30

0.9

$0.10

Stereo/CD

50

30

1.5

$0.16

VCR/DVD

40

10

0.4

$0.04

Vacuum Cleaner (Portable)

800

4

3.2

$0.34

Vacuum Cleaner (Central)

1600

4

6.4

$0.68


   

 

 

 

 

Fixed Charges

(per 30 days)

Consumption Based Charges

(per kWh)

ELECTRICITY CHARGE**

$0.082

DELIVERY CHARGES***

Transmission Charge

$0.01499

Distribution Charge

$0.00553

Customer Charge

$37.48

Fixed Rate Riders****

$2.59

Variable Rate Riders****

 

$0.00046

REGULATORY CHARGES***

Wholesale Market Service Charge

$0.0039

SSS - Administration Charge (if applicable)

$0.25

TOTAL COST

$40.32

$0.10688

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

** Time-of-Use Electricity Rates effective May 1, 2018 - April 30, 2019. 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, 2019. 

****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.