How to Calculate Your Energy Consumption and Load

You may roughly calculate the load you require for your connection on the basis of the load of each one of your household appliances by looking at the table given below and adding up the load for all your general lighting items, heating appliances, cooling appliances and other items which you may possess in your house. 1000 W (watts) is 1KW (kilowatt). Please scroll down to bottom of the page to view the total load in Watt & total estimated monthly consumption in units.

Appliances Approximate
Load
(Watts)
No. of
Equipment
Load
(Watts)
Average
Hours
/Day
Approximate
Units/Month
  Lamps 25
40
60
100
  Tube Lights 36
40
Heating Appliances
  Electric Iron 600
1000
1500
  Immersion Heater 1000
1500
2000
  Water Heater/Geyser 1000
1500
2000
  Toaster 750
  Room heater (rod type) 1000
1500
2000
  Room Heater (blower type) 1000
1500
2000
Cooling Appliances
  Refrigerator - (165 liters ) 150
(210 liters ) 270
  Window air- conditioner(1 ton) 1000
(1.5 ton) 1500
  Table fan/ Ceiling fan 60
100
  Exhaust Fan 150
Other Items
  Washing Machine 700
  Radio 40
  Television 200
  Mixer-cum-Grinder 200
  Computer 200
  Pump Motor 380
740
Total Load Total Consumption