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Heating, cooling, lighting


Typical running costs for a range of heating and cooling appliances, and lights. Read more

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Bathroom, kitchen, laundry


How much does a microwave, towel rail or clothes dryer cost to run? Read more

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Other household appliances


Running costs for computers, TVs, vacuum cleaners and more. Read more


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Here's a number of appliances, with estimates of how much power they guzzle - or sometimes don't!

Where does it go? Is that what you wonder when you open the power bill? We've estimated typical running costs for a range of heating, kitchen, lighting and general household appliances so you can work out how to make the most effective savings in your home.