How Much Electricity Do Common Household Appliances Cost?

With the high cost of electricity today, it pays to know how much power do common household appliances consumes and how it affects our monthly electricity bill.

We can significantly lower our consumption if we become aware of how energy is used, where it's wasted, and how it can be used more effectively and efficiently in everyday life.

The following are the computation of the electricity consumed by most home appliances based on the Meralco Appliance Calculator (MAC).

We can significantly lower our consumption if we become aware of how energy is used, where it's wasted, and how it can be used more effectively and efficiently in everyday life.

The following are the computation of the electricity consumed by most home appliances based on the Meralco Appliance Calculator (MAC).

**Common Household Appliances and their Consumption**

A 7 cu.ft refrigerator (non-inverter type) used continuously cost an average of

**P500**in electricity bill a month.**A 10kg automatic washing machine used twice a week for 6 hours cost

**P528.89**in electricity bill a month.A regular 16 inch desk fan used for 20 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P476.94**a month.A regular 1.0 H.P airconditioner used for 8 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P1,890.97**a month, while the inverter type equivalent will have an electricity cost of**P1,009.75**A vacuum cleaner used for 1 hour a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P238.47**a month.A 3.0L rice cooker used for a total of 1 hour a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P298.09**a month.A microwave oven used for a total 45 minutes a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P268.28**a month.A 32" to 42" LED TV used for 12 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of around

**P429.25**a month.A desktop computer set used for 8 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P536.56**a month.A 20 Watts Flourescent lamp used for 10 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P95.40****a month.**A 10 watts CFL lamp used for 10 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of P

**P29.81**a month.A 5 watts LED lamp used for 10 hours a day, 7 days a week will have an electricity cost of P

**P14.90**a month.A flat iron used for 1 hour a day 5 days a week will have an electricity cost of

**P212.92**a month.

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