Using energy saving heated towel rail controller can save you money Have you ever considered using a heated towel rail controller to reduce the amount of power you consumer each month? The following three examples show you how much money you could possibly save yourself, by installing a heated towel rail controller.
Running cost comparison
Based on an average tariff of 32 cents per kWh
|Watts x cost of 1 unit||= Running Costs|
|Example 1 - 65 Watt Towel Rail|
|65 W running 24 hours||= 1.56 kW @ 32 cents unit|
|= 50 cents per day|
|= $15 per month|
|By fitting a controller and heating for 3 hours in the morning (1 hour before using and 2 after) and 3 hours in the afternoon (1 hour before using and 2 after) = 6 hours.|
|65 W running 6 hours||= 0.39 kW @ 32 cents|
|= 12 cents per day|
|= $3.60 per month|
|That is a saving of $11.40 per month or $136.80 per year.|
|Example 2 - 80 Watt Towel Rail|
|80 W running 24 hours||= 1.92 kW @ 32|
|= 61 cents per day|
|= $18.30 per month|
|With controller 80 W running 6 hours||= 0.48 kW @ 32 cents|
|= 15 cents per day|
|= $4.50 per month|
|That is a saving of $13.80 per month or $165.60 per year.|
|Example 3 - 100 Watt Towel Rail|
|100 W running 24 hours||= 2.4 kW @ 32|
|= 77 cents per day|
|= $23.10 per month|
|With controller 100 W running 6 hours||= 0.6 kW x 32 cents|
|= 19 cents per day|
|= $5.70 per month|
|That is a saving of $17.40 per month or $208.80 per year.|
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