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# How much energy does a 12000 BTU air conditioner use?

At a cost of \$0.134 per kWh, this amounts to \$120.60 per month. A large 12,000 BTU air conditioner, like that in a window, running six hours each day will consume 270 kWh, at a cost of \$36.26 per month.

Herein, how many watts does an air conditioner use?

As a general reference point, a 3 ton central air conditioner uses around 3500 watts per hour and a 12,000 BTU window unit uses about 1200 watts per hour.

How many watts does a room air conditioner use?

An average central ac will use 3000 to 5000 watts of power every hour for around 9 hours a day during the hotter months. Click calculate to find the energy consumption of a central air conditioner using 3500 Watts for 3 hours a day @ \$0.10 per kWh.

How many watts is a 1 ton AC?

As you can see , an AC with 1 Ton capacity will have a number 12 written in the model Code. Suppose you have a 1 Ton capacity Air-Conditioner , then a 12,000 BTU (or 1 Ton) type AC typically uses about 1200 watts of electricity.