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Watts X Hours/day X Days/week X Weeks/year divided by 1,000 (one kilowatt hour) X Kwh rate*
1,500 X 1 X 7 X 52 = 546,000 watts/yr. divided by 1,000 = 546 Kilowatt hrs. X .14 Kwh rate = $76.44/yr.
The total $76.44 per year works out to about .21 per day.
Everyone in the family voted for the hair dryer over the towel dry, except the father.
NOTE: If the family had gone on vacation for one week durning the year, then only 51 would be used, not 52 for weeks per year.
Bill Lauto, at GoingTrueGreen.com
International Sustainability and Energy Consultant
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