January Tip of the Month – Be Energy Smart!

Be Energy Smart!

Space Heater kWh Usage

  • A portable space heater can use as much as 36 kWh per day.
  • That equals 1,080 kWh per month.
  • Remember to unplug when not in use.

Heat Tape kWh Usage

  • Just 100 feet of heat tape can use as much as 30 kWh per day.
  • That equals 900 kWh per month.
  • YVEA recommends setting hourly timers to run from daylight hours 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. to be most effective.

Electric Baseboard Heater kWh Usage

  • (1) 6-foot electric baseboard heater can use as much as 36 kWh per day.
  • That equals 1,080 kWh per month.