CRN’s Ask the Expert . Ask about Energy Efficiency: portable electric space heater used this way will cost approximately $15.26 to operate for one month. A radiant heating panel on the medium heat setting would cost about $9.16 per month. In general,

Avg. Cost Per Person, Per Month, Whole House $1.50 per hour Space Heater – Portable:.. 12 – 17 cents per hour. ENERGY ENERGY COSTS GUIDE FOR COMMON HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES To learn more about energy-saving programs, call: 813-275-3909 tampaelectric.com/save 246.0069 CorpComm 4/14 DP

Although a natural gas water heater may cost a little more to buy. Similarly, a natu– 3 – One drop per second from a leaky faucet can cost $1 per month, according to DOE, the area of floor space taken up by the water heater

Appliance Per Month Hourly Cost Monthly Cost Monthly Cost Comments Space heater (1,500 W) will waste nearly 200 gallons per month. • Wrap your water heater if it’s old and located Appliance Per Month Hourly Cost Monthly Cost Monthly Cost Comments

Cost Per Month Cost Per Space Heater 1500 Watts 3 hours/day $6.84 $82.07 Miscellaneous Usage Cost Per

1/2 H.P – 500 watts 20 hrs per month 10 kWh 1 H.P – 1000 watts 20 hrs per month 20 kWh 3 H.P Portable Heater – 1500 watts 6 hrs per day 270 kWh Head Bolt Heaters – 500-800 watts 8 hrs per day 120-192 kWh Heat Lamp – 250 watts Everyday 180 kWh

(102° 6x per week for 30 minutes) per Month $34.97 Space Heater (High) 1477 per Hour $0.27 Stereo or CD Player 200 per Hour $0.04 Stove Top 8000 per Use (10 min.) Cost assumes a rate of $0.185 per kilowatt hours (kWh). Title: Microsoft Word – 2013 LEU APPLIANCE USAGE CHART.doc

* Heater Ships with supplied insulation blanket Residential Gas Model Number Energy Factor $ Annual Estimated Cost Nat Model Number Energy Factor $ Annual Estimated Cost Nat $ Annual Estimated Cost LP ATI-110-N 0.82 $223 N/A ATI-110-P 0.82 N/A $370 ATO-110-N 0.82 $223 N/A ATO-110-P 0.82 N/A $376

Cost Comparison: Gas Fireplaces vs. Furnaces All gas appliances – furnaces, Since there are 100,000 BTU's of heat value in one therm of natural gas, and assume a 75% efficiency which is an average AFUE rating on heater rated gas appliances we sell. A Valor President,

What type of electric space heater is the most efficient? efficient electric space heater? A. To determine the cost, use the simple formula in the box below (this works for all appliances!) per kWh. monthly X

Cost per unit(2) Cost per million Btu(3) per month your electric space heater is on (remember: appliances only a portable electric space heater. Question: I heat my water with oil. Should I switch to an electric water heater?

KillAWatt Information Manual estimate that you use this heater 100 hours per month, the calculation is as follows: 900 Weatherize your home. If you use an electric space heater, proper insulation can greatly reduce

26.35 A 120 V potential difference is applied to a space heater whose resistance is 14 Ohms How much does it cost per 31 day month to leave the light turned on continuously. Assume that electrical energy costs $0.06/kWh. (b)

Space heater ** 1000 – 1500 30 – 120 30 – 180 $2.51 – $17.67 Stereo component system 60 30 – 60 2 – 4 $0.15 – $0.35 Average Cost per Month Off 8 $0.48 – $0.57 On but not playing 14 $0.84 – $0.99 Blue-ray disc player Off 1 $0.06 – $0.07

Compared to a standard water heater and space heating installation. use and demand per system per month. The more costly than gas water/space heating systems but will cost more to install than gas water heating and

USED OIL SPACE HEATER OPERATION: CONTACT (S) : VOLUMES OF OIL: COLLECTION: MANAGEMENT : OBSTACLES TO -I oil per month (or 6-9600 gals./year) in a Black The cost of the space heater would be recovered in less than 2

Cost Per Month Cost Per Space Heater 1500 Watts 3 hours/day $6.84 $82.07 Miscellaneous Usage Cost Per

Charge to arrive at the average cost per month to operate each ap-pliance. For example, it is estimated that a blender uses two kwh per • portable space heater – 1,000 watts • portable space heater – 1,500 watts Electric Thermal Storage Units (*special rates apply)

Heat Pump Water Heater: 11% Projected Energy Cost Savings: $56 per month or $676 per year R. Lessons Learned Installing a heat pump water heater in conditioned space can increase energy savings by reducing