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@engg4world • 18 Mar, 2009
May i know the voltage or power consumption rates on electrical equipments we use in our homes? How one can make out or on what factor v can say that this equipment comsumes more power or this does not.

Here i listed out few equipments plz give me the consumed voltage or power on each thing:-
fans(ceiling), iron box, refrigerator, Washing Machine,Tube lights 😁
@gohm • 18 Mar, 2009 Um, that depends on the model and the manufacture(volt & amp). Most items have either a nameplate or nema info to tell you this. Also consult your o & m.
@ashuashi • 19 Mar, 2009
engg4world
May i know the voltage or power consumption rates on electrical equipments we use in our homes? How one can make out or on what factor v can say that this equipment comsumes more power or this does not.

Here i listed out few equipments plz give me the consumed voltage or power on each thing:-
fans(ceiling), iron box, refrigerator, Washing Machine,Tube lights 😁
Hi,

The power consumption depends on the capacity and the time period an equipment is used for. You pay electricity bill for the units consumed in a period - say a month.

Now what is 1 Unit - It is equal to 1 KWh or 1000 watts on power for an hour.

The equipments you mentioned above will consume different amount of power, but will all depend on its rating (will be on its no. plate)

Let me give you some figures for each

1. Ceiling Fan - 60 Watts - 90 Watts each

2. Iron Box - 800 Watts - 1500 Watts - check the rating with yours

3. Refrigerator - 750 Watts - 1200 Watts - check the rating with yours. Further the refrigerator consumes less when its compressor is OFF.

4. Washing M/C - 350 - 500 Watts

5. Tube light - 40 Watts.

Now calculate your own load, total individual time for they are used daily. Calculate the approx units consumed in a month. 😎

Post your findings with any other query ... if any ;-)
@Ashraf HZ • 19 Mar, 2009 Nice info, ashuashi!
@ashuashi • 19 Mar, 2009 Thanks buddy... ;-)
@engg4world • 19 Mar, 2009 Thankyou very much. u did it great man. Thanks once again.
@aj_onduty • 28 Aug, 2010 @ashuashi

Nice work . Really informative info...
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