Power Consumption Guidelines

MONTHLY ENERGY CONSUMPTION READY RECKONER

AVERAGE USAGE IN HOURS PER DAY
TYPE OF APPLIANCE WATTS 1 2 4 6 8 10 12
ESTIMATED UNITS CONSUMED IN 30 DAYS
TUBE LIGHT (Electronic Choke) 36 1 2 4 6 9 11 13
TUBE LIGHT (Ordinary Choke) 52 2 3 6 9 12 16 19
GLS BULB 100 3 6 12 18 24 30 36
CEILING FAN / TABLE FAN 40 1 2 5 7 10 12 14
CEILING FAN 75 2 5 9 14 18 23 27
PEDESTAL FAN 100 3 6 12 18 24 30 36
EXHAUST FAN : DOMESTIC 250 8 15 30 45 60 75 90
EXHAUST FAN : INDUSTRIAL 750 23 45 90 135 180 225 270
FRIDGE 165 LTRS 100 CONTINUOUS RUNNING 2 UNITS / DAY
FRIDGE 310 LTRS 400 CONTINUOUS RUNNING 3 UNITS / DAY
RADIO / TAPE 50 2 3 6 9 12 15 18
COLOUR TV 80 2 5 10 14 19 24 29
VCP / VCR / CD / VCD 30 1 2 4 5 7 9 11
TELEPHONE ANSWERING MACHINE 100 3 6 12 18 24 30 36
COMPUTER 300 9 18 36 54 72 90 108
MONITOR 70 2 4 8 13 17 21 25
PRINTER 25 1 2 3 5 6 8 9
FAX / TELEX 250 8 15 30 45 60 75 90
WATER PUMP 0.5 HP 375 11 23 45 68 90 113 135
ROOM A/C 1 TON 1400 42 84 168 252 336 420 504
ROOM A/C 1.5 TON 2100 63 126 252 378 504 630 756
AIR COOLER SMALL 250 8 15 30 45 60 75 90
AIR COOLER BIG 400 12 24 48 72 96 120 144
Appliances listed below may not normally operate beyond a few minutes or beyond a few hours in certain cases. The table has therefore to be used on actual consumption pattern.

AVERAGE USAGE IN MINUTES PER DAY

TYPE OF APPLIANCE WATTS 10 20 30 40 50 60 120

ESTIMATED UNITS CONSUMED IN 30 DAYS

ELECTRIC IRON 750 4 8 11 15 19 23 45
DHOBI IRON 1000 5 10 15 20 25 30 60
COOKER 1200 6 12 18 24 30 36 72
TOASTER 750 4 8 11 15 19 23 45
MIXER (BIG) 400 2 4 6 8 10 12 24
MIXER (SMALL) 250 1 3 4 5 6 8 15
GEYSER 1 2000 10 20 30 40 50 60 120
GEYSER 2 3000 15 30 45 60 75 90 180
GEYSER 3 6000 30 60 90 120 150 180 360
HEATER (STORAGE TYPE) 1000 5 10 15 20 25 30 60
IMMERSION ROD 1500 8 15 23 30 38 45 90
ELECTRIC KETTLE / STOVE 1000 5 10 15 20 25 30 60
ELECTRIC OVEN 1 350 2 4 5 7 9 11 21
ELECTRIC OVEN 2 500 3 5 8 10 13 15 30
WASHING MACHINE SEMI AUTO 230 1 2 3 5 6 7 14
WASHING MACHINE FULLY AUTO 320 2 3 5 6 8 10 19
VACUUM CLEANER 600 3 6 9 12 15 18 36
SEWING M/C CLOTH 100 1 1 2 2 3 3 6
SEWING M/C REXIN 750 4 8 11 15 19 23 45
WATER PUMP 0.5 HP 375 2 4 6 8 9 11 23