clothes dryer power consumption

clothes dryer power consumption

clothes dryer electricity cost calculator

A clothes dryer is a very popular and common household appliances in our home which are use to dry clothes.A clothes dryer  is used everywhere i.e in normal home,shop or in a hotel.
A clothes dryer will use from 1800 to 5000 watts depending on the load size and moisture on the clothes.Clothes dryers consume small amount energy because they only have to spin and produce heat so that clothes become dry.

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Power Use:
Hours of use per day: h/day
1 kilowatt-hour (kWh) cost:
cost per day:
cost per month:
cost per year:
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Select Country: Please choose Country from the  list. If your country is not listed then you can choose other country option from the list.
Power Use: Enter average energy consumption by your clothes dryer.
Hours Used Per Day: Please  enter how many hours the clothes dryer is used on per day, if the energy consumption is smaller than 1 hour per day then please enter as a decimal(For example-15 minute per day is 0.25)
Cost (kWh): Please Enter the Approx price you are paying on per kilowatt hour(kWh).
You can find the exact cost on your electricity bill.
Now click the calculate button you can see the following values Electricity cost per day, month ,year, Energy consumed per day, month, per year.


How much electricity does a clothes dryer use? 

How many watts does a dryer use?

Let assume that your clothes dryer operates 1 hours a day, Average power consumption of the clothes dryer between 1800 to 5000 watts. Let’s take an example and say your model uses 3000 watts,you can find The wattage label that displays the power consumption of the clothes dryer,Look like this or check device manual.

3000 watts X 1 hours = 3000 watt-hours per day

How many kilowatts does a clothes dryer use?

3000 watt-hours per day / 1000 = 3 kWh per day

How much does it cost to run a clothes dryer every day?

3 kWh per month x 0.10 per kWh = $ .3 per day

How much does it cost to run a clothes dryer?

3 kWh per day X 30 days = 90 kWh per month
90 kWh per month x 0.10 per kWh = $ 9 per month

Average Wattage for Household Appliances

Appliance Name Watts
Coffee maker 850-1200 
Microwave 800-1100 
Toaster 750-1400 
Dishwasher 1100-2400 
Washer 300-500 
Dryer 1700-5000 
Iron 100-1800 
Ceiling fan 65-175 
Space heater  4500-5500 
Hair dryer 1200-1875 
Laptop 50 
Computer monitor 150 
Computer tower 120
Television (19-36) 65-133 
Television (53″-61″) 170 watts

If you want to save power consumption or save the electricity cost then try  clothes or towels is to hang dry them.
This will also save your clothes and your electricity will also be saved.

Do you use the washing machine dryer for clothes drying? Actually it is important to take precautions when using
the dryer. Cloth cleaning expert says delicate and soft material dress as well as running shoes, bathing suits, upper body
wear should be saved from the dryer.

First when you remove the cloth from your washing machine then spread it alone on the wire after drying it in
the dryer. Do not put that cloth on another cloth.

Even if the sun has not turned out,but you have to dry out the garments With the help of air,so that they do not smell. Also, arrange the some equipment like floor standing racks in the house.
Some small clothes such as undergarment, socks etc can also dry from your hair dryer.
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