Am I able to measure which appliances use the most power in my home?

Am I able to measure which appliances use the most power in my home?

You are able to use energy meters (sometimes called power meters) to measure energy use and calculate the hourly, quarterly and annual running costs of household appliances. Some also estimate the greenhouse gas emissions produced by different appliances. They're generally easy to use: you simply plug your appliance into the meter, and it'll present all the necessary data on an LCD screen. You can then identify power-hungry gadgets, and work out an effective energy saving scheme. Sometimes they can be borrowed from your local library or sustainability group. 


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