After three months with Flick Electric Co. as our power provider, it’s time to share our experience so far. Read on for the Flick Electric review! Continue reading “Flick Electric Co. – Experience So Far”
Dishwasher Energy Consumption – How much does each load cost?
After testing our fridge last week. Now I am interested in dishwasher energy consumption.
- How much power does a standard family dishwasher use?
- How much does each load cost?
- Should I be using the Eco mode? Well, it depends…
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Fridge Energy Consumption – How much does it cost to run?
Over Christmas, I knocked together a couple of power monitors. The first check I wanted to make was our fridge energy consumption.
I hooked the power monitor up to our Fisher & Paykel family fridge/freezer, being one of the busier appliances in the house.
So how much do you think it costs to run a household fridge?
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Building a DIY Home Power Monitor
In the past, I have used off the shelf power monitors for checking appliance power consumption at home and for my friends and family. Typically this is an old fridge, freezer, dryer etc.
However, I keep breaking them (yes… it might be me!).
Feeling like I am constantly throwing money away, I set out to build a reliable power monitor for less than $50.