I’ve finally got my hands on a Kill-a-Watt to track my energy usage. Of course the first thing I plugged in was my Volcano Classic!
I tracked its power usage over 40 days. It gets used 3 times daily by two adults.
- Heat Element Only – Draws .82 Amp or 100 Watts
- Fan Only – Draws .12 Amp or 11 Watts
- Fan and Heat Element – Draw .94 Amp or 111 Watts
Based on average residential electricity price for 2009 our Volcano costs us in electricity:
- $2.89 per Year
- $0.23 per Month
- $0.05 per Week
- Less than one penny per day!