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June 1, 2008

Wattage requirements for appliances

ITEM WATT USAGE

Lights (8 x 75 watts) 600 Refrigerator 700

Box fan 200 Microwave oven (midsize)

1,000 Coffee maker 1,000

Toaster 850 TV (27 inches) 500

Radio 100 Hair dryer 1,200

Security system 1,200 Window AC (10,000 BTU)

1,200 Central AC (10,000 BTU) 1,500

Central AC (24,000 BTU) 3,800 Well pump 1,000

Electric water heater 4,000 Electric stove 2,100

Washing machine 2,100 Computer and monitor

800 Inkjet printer 80

Copier 1,600

Source: Home Depot

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