The amount of watts of electricity that a refrigerator uses varies depending on size, age and whether or not the refrigerator is a standard or Energy Star model.Know More
Larger refrigerators use more electricity than smaller refrigerators, because there is more area to cool. Age is also a significant factor when comparing electricity usage of refrigerators. Refrigerator models manufactured during the years 1993 to 2000 may use twice the electricity of newer models. Lastly, Energy Star models are at least 20 percent more efficient than standard models.
The refrigerator is the second-largest user of electricity in most homes. Air conditioners typically use the most electricity in a home.Learn More
The average coffee maker uses 800 watts to produce 4 cups of coffee in 10 minutes. It uses 300 to 600 watts to produce 2 cups of coffee and about 1,000 to 1,500 watts for 8 to 10 cups of coffee.Full Answer >
A standard, frost-free, 16 cubic foot refrigerator uses 725 watts. Since most refrigerators have a range of settings, the total watts used vary depending on the setting.Full Answer >
The home appliances that use the most electricity are washing machines and dryers, refrigerators, freezers, electric ovens, microwaves ovens, the home computer, TVs and dishwashers. Refrigerators consume the most electricity at just over 1,000 kilowatt hours per year. Individuals who have pool pumps and home spas will find that these items consume even more electricity than a refrigerator.Full Answer >
Toasters have a wattage range from 800 to 1400. To calculate the cost of electricity, the toaster's wattage must be multiplied by the number of hours it is used per day, then by the number of days it is used per year.Full Answer >