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Answer: A: EnergyNote meter's readings 70% higher than utility meter, why?
... That's unusual - it definitely doesn't sound like an inaccuracy issue (because the CT clip has an accuracy range of +/- 10%), and if the clip was not fitted correctly, the readings on energynote would in most cases be lower than your actual consumption. The only two things I can think of are: Th ...
written 2.5 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: A: Base Load
... When I was working out my baseload a few weeks ago, I found that my microwave was using about 100 W while on standby! Clearly there was something wrong with it - I replaced it with an identical make and model which uses only 5 W.  ...
written 2.7 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: Re: how many kWh per day per person
... 12.5 kWh per person per day sounds too high...I would think 12.5 kWh per day per household is more typical. ...
breakfast written 2.9 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: Re: measure laptop consumption
... That sounds about right to me. The screen settings will make a big difference - if you reduce the brightness the laptop will use less power. The other component that uses a lot of power is the fan. ...
written 2.9 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: Re: Time to boil water
... If the kettle uses 2200 W, using it for 50 seconds should use about 30 Wh of energy (i.e. 0.03 kWh). ...
written 2.9 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: Re: heating outdoor
... Yes, using one of these is definitely not "green" behaviour! ...
written 2.9 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: Re: every little helps ?
... I think I agree with Lucas. A phone charger uses very little power, and if your battery is full it uses just a tiny bit of electricity. It's true that there are millions and millions of phone chargers, but still there are "bigger fish to fry". ...
written 2.9 years ago by riktemmink20
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Answer: Re: electric lawn mower
... I think electric mowers are an environmentally friendly option. Electric motors are pretty efficient, and because some of the electricity supplied to your home is from renewable sources (sun, wind), it's greener than the fuel used in a petrol mower. If you have solar panels and you mow your lawn on ...
written 2.9 years ago by riktemmink20
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