Heated Towel RailsUsing 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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