Category: Home Electricity

Power Consumption ( Wattage ) of Household Appliances

Find the wattage consumed by your home appliance to calculate the total electrical load of your house. All the electrical appliances come with the maximum wattage it consumes printed on it along with its operative voltage. Television :500 Watts Laptops : 20 – 50 Watts Home Internet Router : 5 Watts Coffee Maker : 1000 Watts Vacuum cleaner = 1000–1440 Watts Ceiling Fans = 65–175 Watts Air Purifier : 25...

10 Reasons Why your are getting High Electricity Bills

There are certain things in life we can’t control: cost of living in certain cities, the stock market, who will win the next world cup? However, there are others where you have a say on how they’ll turn out, such as: what are you having for dinner tonight, whether you’ll paint your house today or tomorrow, and deciding to make an effort to lower your electricity or energy bills. That...

Maintenance checklist for your bathroom water heater

Water heaters are one of most commonly used equipment in any household.  However, factors such as the size of your home and number of members in your family play a vital role in the type of water heater ideal for your home. There are two categories to choose from when it comes to finding a water heater for your bathroom – instant water heaters and storage water heaters. If you...

This is why you should opt for an instant water heater for your home

An instant water heater is hot water on demand. Hot water has become a necessity today and having access to hot water at one go can be a relief.  A water heater can be unattended in summer, but it’s a need for in winter. In this time and age where everything is done instantly, you cannot expect someone to wait several minutes for manually heating the water over the gas...

How to choose the right water heater for your kitchen?

We live in a tech upgrading world and there are constant upgrades with appliances as well. Kitchen appliances and water heaters for the kitchen is one of them. Hot water in a workplace like a kitchen is a must for many reasons, whether it’s for cleaning, sanitising cutlery and crockery or even just making a cup of coffee. Choosing the right water heater can bring the change you are looking...

How much energy do my household appliances use?

How much energy do my household appliances use?

List of the Power Consumption of Typical Household Appliances. The following list points out typical values for the wattage of some devices you would find in your home so that you can compare them. Appliance Minimum Maximum 100W light bulb (Incandescent) 100W 100W 25″ colour TV 150W 150W 3″ belt sander 1000W 1000W 60W light bulb (Incandescent) 60W 60W 9″ disc sander 1200W 1200W Ceiling Fan 25W 75W Clock radio...

What are MCB, Isolators and RCCB and What’s the difference between them?

Many people use MCB rather than using RCCB because in earlier times, MCB was the only option which was available. Thus, many people rely on it rather than RCCB. In the case of RCCB, the fault zone of the electrical circuit can be easily identified. When there is a fault in the circuit, the MCB trips off. On the other side, MCB is very simple to resume again to support...

How to Calculate the Electrical load of your house?

Be it for deciding the roof top solar plant capacity or for checking the excess electricity consumption of your home or office, we need to know the total electricity load we are consuming. Calculating the total electricity consumption of a building is not that hard. The electrical load of a building is the total electrical load consumed by all the electrical appliances used in the building like the tube lights,...