Appliance Energy Saving Calculator

You can use this tool to determine the approximate energy usage and cost of using most major electric appliances within your home. 

This calculator is dependent on the accuracy of your inputs and may resultantly not be 100% accurate.

Electricity is measured in kilowatt-hours (abbreviated kWh). One kilowatt-hour is equal to the power used by ten 100-watt bulbs for one hour. The current charge for electricity is around R1.07 per kilowatt-hour in major South African Urban Areas. If you would like to change the rate used in the calculations below, enter a new rate at the bottom of this page and click the "Update" button.

 

Kitchen Appliances Usage Typical Watts

ZAR Month

ZAR Year

Kettle/ Coffee Maker

Dishwasher

Microwave Oven (in use)

Microwave Oven (standby)

Refridgerator (frost-free)

Toaster

Oven Grill

Electronics Usage Typical Watts

ZAR Month

ZAR Year

Clock Radio (in use)

Clock Radio (standby)

Computer (awake)

Computer (asleep)

Radio (Stereo)

Television (54cm)

Television (81cm)

Television (135cm - 155cm Projection)

Television (107cm Plasma Flat Screen)

Television (107cm LCD Flat Screen)

Television (107cm LED Flat Screen)

VCR (in use)

VCR (standby)

DVD player

Blu-Ray Player

Heating and Cooling Appliances Usage

Typical
Watts

ZAR Month

ZAR Year

Humidifier

Ceiling Fan

Standing Fan

Heater (portable)

Geyser (150 litre)

Laundry Related Appliances Usage Typical
Watts
ZAR Month ZAR Year

Washing Machine

Tumble Dryer

Clothes Iron

Miscellaneous Appliances Usage

Typical
Watts

ZAR Month

ZAR Year

Aquarium

Electric Blanket (single)

Electric Blanket (double)

Hair Dryer

Vacuum Cleaner

Borehole (Water Pump)

Jacuzzi/ Sauna

ZAR per kWh

TOTAL ZAR
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