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Title:
Power consumption of domestic machines
Authors:
orbifx
Date:
Topics:
Energy, Power consumption, Simple living
Id:
fym56r

The values below were measured using a power meter at the mains-socket of each device. Primary aim of this was to discern the gains of using different modes and which function of the machine consumes the most.

Dish-washer

1.0 KWh @ 45 C 1.3 KWh @ 50 C

Cloth-washer (aka washing machine)

450 Wh @ 30 C 735 Wh @ 40 C (1h 20m)

Cloth-washer function power

Water pumping: 20 W Drum spinning: 100-250 W Water heating: 2.5 KW