Wattage Reference Chart
Wattage Reference Chart
REMEMBER:
1,000 Watts =
1 Kilowatt (1 kW)
The following reference chart will help you to see how much electricity
normal household items consume when they are turned on.
Add up your total watts needed,
and increase that by 20-30%
when sizing your generator.
Surge Watts is what it takes to TURN ON the item.
Rated Watts is when the item is RUNNING.
Appliance
Survival Appliances
Light bulbs
Refrigerator/Freezer
Sump Pump
Water Pump (1/3 HP)
Heating
Furnace Fan (1/2 HP)*
Electric Blanket
Space Heater
Heat Pump*
Cooling
Dehumidifier
Attic Fan*
Table Fan
Window Air Conditioner
Central Air (10k BTU)*
Central Air (24k BTU)*
Central Air (40k BTU)*
Family Room
Computer
CD Player
VCR
Radio
Television
Receiver
Kitchen
Microwave
Blender
Coffee Maker
Electric Range (1 element)
Toaster (2-slice)
Dishwasher (Hot Dry)
Electric Oven
Laundry Room
Iron
Washing Machine
Gas Clothes Dryer
Electric Clothes Dryer
Other Important Items
Security System*
Deep Freezer
Hair Dryer
Garage Door Opener (1/3 HP)
Electric Water Heater*
Rated Watts
Surge Watts
75 each
500
800
1000
75 each
2000
2000
3000
875
400
1800
4700
2300
400
1800
12000
650
300
800
1200
1500
3800
6000
800
900
2000
4800
6000
15000
24000
300
100
100
100
300
420
300
100
100
100
300
420
800
300
1500
1500
1000
1500
3410
800
900
1500
1500
1600
3000
3410
1200
1150
700
5400
1200
3400
2500
6750
500
500
1200
750
4000
500
1000
1200
750
4000
GenX Generator A Division of Highland Park Electric, Inc
3250 SKOKIE VALLEY RD• HIGHLAND PARK, IL 60035 • Toll Free 877.436.9669 • Office 847.433.6314 • Fax 847.433.6302 • URL: www.genxnow.com
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