4th November 2019


How much electricity does a fan use a month?

According to the Central Iowa Power Cooperative the typical box fan is rated at 200 watts. So if a kilowatt costs 12 cents per hour, the fan would cost 20% of that or 2.4 cents per hour. Extend that out to a month and it works out to $17.28 per month if it runs round the clock (2.4 cents x 24 hours x 30 days).

Then, how much power does a fan use per hour?

Fans range in size from 36 inches to 56 inches using 55 to 100 watts, a typical 48 inch ceiling fan will use 75 watts. Click calculate to find the energy consumption of a 48 inch ceiling fan using 75 Watts for 3 hours a day @ $0.10 per kWh.

How much power does a ceiling fan use?

The highest wattage consumed by the most energy guzzling ceiling fan on our website is about 120 watts. So if you input 120 as the fan watts and run our calculator, you will see that it still costs less than 2 cents per hour to operate the most energy guzzling ceiling fan in most states.
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