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every little helps ?
David Mackay says that "switching off the phone-charger is like bailing the Titanic with a teaspo...
charging written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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DVD player
A DVD player may cost just £20 in the shop, but if you leave it switched on all the time, it’s co...
standby video dvd written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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how many kWh per day per person
A rule of thumb: a rough average of consumption per day per person in the UK 12.5 kWh. 
kwh written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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printer and fridge-freezer
A laser printer sitting idle consumes 17W, the same as fridge-freezer (from the book Sustainable ...
office fridge-freezer printer written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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heating outdoor
These patio heaters are getting trendy. I saw in a book that the consumption is 15kW. A couple of...
heater written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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energy and water
1khW is usually the average consumption per load in a washing machine when the temperature is set...
clothes washing written 2.6 years ago by sandra50
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big TVs
People say the new flat screen TVs consumes more energy. That's usually true, but it is because o...
screen tv written 2.6 years ago by sandra50
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Sky HD set-top box
I haven't used my meter yet to confim, but I've found that if I leave the Sky set-top box on (sta...
kwh tv video written 2.6 years ago by sandra50
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22 minutes of iron = 1kWh
British Gas advertised that 22 minutes ironing consumes 1 kWh. I gues it depends on the temperatu...
kwh clothes iron written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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microwave or oven
When reheating small portions of food, the microwave consumes up to 14 times less energy than a c...
cooking microwave oven time gas energy food written 2.6 years ago by lucas90
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Microwave power
A microwave oven usually has its cooking power marked on the front: mine says 900W, but measuring...
cooking microwave written 2.6 years ago by lara10
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leaving lights on
If you like to leave some ligths constantly on, consider to use a less powerful one. A 15W bulb ...
lighting written 2.6 years ago by lara10
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espresso with Dolce Gusto
I am using a Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee machine. To prepare a single espresso it consumes 0.012 ...
breakfast coffee written 2.6 years ago by lara10
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Time to boil water
My kettle is the cheapest one from Tesco - 2200 W. It takes 1min 20s to boil 2 cups of tea (500 ...
breakfast kettle coffee written 2.6 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140
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computer for 4 hours
I’ve found that using a desktop for 4 hours (approximately) consumes 1kWh. Is it the case of your...
office computer kwh written 2.6 years ago by sandra50
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the value of kWh
In the UK, now in 2015, 1 kWh of electricity costs around £ 0.10 (price for domestic consumption)...
kwh written 2.6 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140
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computer at working time
There are 168 hours in a week, and we are only at work for around 40 of these. So if you turn you...
office computer energy written 2.7 years ago by lucas90
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27" consumption
An Apple 27" monitor's power is 165W. Using it for 6 hours/day = 19.8 kWh/month
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Overfilling kettles
Just boiling the amount of water you need for the tea/coffee is an easy way to avoid energy and w...
breakfast kettle written 2.7 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140
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Kettles in the UK
Making a cup of tea with a kettle uses around 0.03kWh of electricity. It's not much, but 65 mill...
kettle written 2.7 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140
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