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workshop, crafts, animal care

 Workshop, Crafts, Animal Care


Wattage

Estimated
Monthly Hours

Energy Use
kwh/month

Cost/Month
@ 11 cents/kwh

 Crafts and Hobbies

 

 

 

 

 Soldering Gun

 600

 1

 ~

 Ceramics Kiln

 5,000

 2

10 

 $1.10

 Animal Care

 

 

 

 

 Aquarium, 30-gallon (filter pump, light, heater)

 250

 720

 180

 $19.80

 Stock Tank Water Heater, De-Icer

 1,000

720

 720

 $79.20

 Power Tools

 

 

 

 

 Bench Grinder, Two-Wheel

 600

 2

~

 Hand-held Grinder, 4-inch

 500

 1

 ~

 Orbital Pad Sander, 4-inch

 500

 1

 ~

 Belt Sander, 21-inch

 1,250

 1

 ~

 Drill, 3/8-inch

 400

 2

 ~

 Saber Saw

 400

 2

 ~

 Circular Saw, 7 1/4-inch

 1,200

 1

 ~

 Table Saw or Radial-Arm Saw, 10-inch

 1,800

 2

 4

 $0.44

 Reciprocating Saw

 750

 1

 ~

 ~

 Electric Chain Saw, 12-inch (1/2 hp)

 440

 16

 7

 $0.77

 Air Compressor (1 hp)

 880

 2

 2

 $0.22

 Automotive

 

 

 

 

 DC Battery Charger, 12-volt

 100

 2

 ~

 ~

 Auto Engine Block Heater (radiator hose)

 1,000

 60

 60

 $6.60

 Auto Engine Block Heater (oil dipstick)

 500

 60

 30

 $3.30

 

KEY
~ Uses one or less than one kwh of electricity