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Old 12-01-16, 09:49 AM   #11
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We use as little as 28kwh/day in the summer with air conditioning set at 24 Deg. C and operate and air-condition a shop with a compliment of CNC machine tools. In the winter months as high as 105kwh/day with 3 heat-pumps running. (All space conditioning is via Geo-Thermal)

Total anual usage as average 30,000 kwh/year. Plus its tending to fall as the last couple years 29,000kwh 28,000kwh.

Attention to details installing LED lighting in places that lighting gets used little, like a closet.

Solar hot water heating I find is very beneficial. I'm dragging my feet a bit on the 10Kw solar PV system install but this will make a huge dent in the amount of electrical energy purchased. I'm also fortunate that its taken me this long, as when I do complete the install I'll be including the Tesla Power wall 2 units.


The cost of electrical energy is heading skyward

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Old 12-05-16, 12:49 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by pinballlooking View Post
What is your largest power usage day?
Why doesn't everybody post one of these, it tells the whole story?

Electric bill includes: Heat & Cool, Lights, Cooking and Electric Car.

Does not include: Tankless gas DHW or gas dryer. (Both are gas, both are very low consumption.)

Not included is my ICE car that, due to it's low use, uses about one tank (10 gallons) every two months.


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Old 03-09-17, 06:16 AM   #13
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Largest on our record is 170 kW-hr, one fall day last year when dryer was used and I spent 5 or 6 hours welding out at the barn, 230A dc welder, and house needed some heat.
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Old 05-30-17, 06:04 PM   #14
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Heat in the winter and A/C in the summer (heat pump). Weekends take a heavy toll with the dryer and stove. The dryer is a reall killer.
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Old 09-01-17, 03:13 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by celblazer View Post
53.3Kwh It was 0 here and barely above for a couple days. I have an outdoor Hot Tub and that just sucked down the energy. My winter average is usually 35-40Kwh when it's cold.
Ikr, these hot tubs use so much energy.
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Old 11-26-17, 06:01 AM   #16
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70 KWH during in the summer, when the air conditioner is operating

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