Is your electricity clean?

Procedure to calculate your energy consumption:

1. Calculate your energy usage for lighting

  1. Go to http://www.energywindow.com/calculators/calc-lighting.shtml and enter $1 for the cost of electricity per kilowatt-hour.
  2. Fill-in the table using your best estimate for the number and type of bulbs you use
  3. Click on the "Calculate" button. The number of kilowatt-hour used is equal to the Dollar amount shown.

2. Calculate your energy use for laundry

  1. Go to http://www.energywindow.com/calculators/calc-laundry.shtml and repeat the above procedure. Don't forget to input $1 per kWh.

3. Calculate your energy use in the kitchen

  1. Go to http://www.energywindow.com/calculators/calc-kitchen.shtml and repeat the above procedure. Don't forget to input $1 per kWh.

4. Calculate your energy use for personal care

  1. Go to http://www.energywindow.com/calculators/calc-personal.shtml and repeat the above procedure. Don't forget to input $1 per kWh.
  2. Multiply the number obtained by the number of people living in your house

5. Calculate your energy use miscellaneous appliances

  1. Go to http://www.energywindow.com/calculators/calc-misc.shtml and repeat the above procedure. Don't forget to input $1 per kWh.

Add up the numbers obtained in steps 1 through 5. This will be your approximate monthly electricity consumption in kilowatt-hours.