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How do you work out how much electricity an appliance uses?

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2005-11-07 18:23:10
2005-11-07 18:23:10

There should be a label on the appliance that gives the amount of energy/wattage it uses. it could be on the bottom, side, inside, etc. If the only thing listed is "amps" you can multiply the number of amps x 120 to find out the wattage. The wattage number listed is the maximum amount the appliance uses, a refrigerator listing 500 indicates that is the amount expended when the compressor is operating.

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