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Load chart

Use the load chart to figure out how much power you want to use. Click on the title links for help. Be sure to fill in BOTH quantity and hours for the form to calculate total daily load!

Use the load chart to figure out how much power you want to use. Click on the title links for help.


Important Light Info)"=> array("15 watts|15","20 watts|20","25 watts|25"), "Kitchen Appliances"=> array("Refrigerator|50","Freezer|50","Microwave|1000","Dishwasher|1200","Toaster|1000","Coffee Maker|800"), "Bathroom"=> array("Curling Iron|1000","Blow Dryer|1000"), "Office"=> array("Laptop Computer|30","Desktop Computer|100","Inkjet Printer|35", "Laser Printer|1000","Answering Machine|23"), "Living Space"=> array("Television/VCR 19\"|110","Sattelite Receiver|40","Radio|10","Tape/CD|30","Ceiling Fan|75"), "Utility"=> array("Space Heater|2500","AC Pump 1/3/1/2hp|680","DC Pressure Pump RV|100", "Washing Machine|700","Vacuum Cleaner|600","Gas Clothes Dryer|400", "Window Air Conditioner|1000","Central Air Conditioner|3000"), "Workshop" => array("Tablesaw 10\"|1800","Skillsaw|1100","Drill 3/8\"|400","Drill size 1/2\"|600") ); $j=0; while(list($k,$v) = each($watts)) { ?> > >
Appliance Quant. Hours/Day Watts(typical wattage shown)
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Appliance Quant. Hours/Day Watts(typical wattage shown)





Help

Appliance Name of the appliance that will be using the power, e.g. Refrigerator

Quantity How many of this appliance will be using power?

Watts How many watts does this appliance require?

Hours per day How many hours per day does this appliance run? (0-24)

Total Watt-Hours will be calculated when you submit the form


Watts per appliance x hours per day = watt-hours per day

Total watt-hours per day is a starting point for determining system size



More About Lights

Here are the equivalents for the popular light bulb wattages:

A 40 watt bulb uses 11 watts
A 60 watt bulb uses 15 watts
A 75 watt bulb uses 20 watts
A 100 watt bulb uses 25 watts