Eco Friendly Parking At Gatwick

Gatwick Eco Parking

The table below gives you an idea of which appliances in your household are contributing the most to your carbon footprint. We have highlighted the low energy light bulb in red to show you that it could save you 12 per year in electricity costs if used instead of a standard 100W bulb.

 

Appliance

Usage

Per Use

Cost per year

kg CO2 per year

Microwave Oven

96 times per year

0.945 kWh per use( based on 1.39 kWh for full power and 0.5 kWh for defrosting)

9.07

39

Washing Machine

187 washes per year

EU energy label A-rated gives an average consumption at 40C using a 2kg load to be 0.63 kWh

11.78

51

Electric Tumble Dryer

148 uses per year

2.50 kWh per cycle
Based on an average load capacity of 4.76 kg of dry laundry

37.00

159

Gas Tumble Dryer

148 uses per year

Based on a 4kg load

11.00

* See below

Kettle

1542 uses per year

0.11 kWh per use based on heating 1 Litre of water

16.90

73

Gas Oven

135.1 uses per year

1.52 kWh per use

7.60

38

Gas Hob

424 uses per year

0.9 kWh per use

14.12

71

Electric Oven

135.1 uses per year

1.56 kWh per use

21.08

91

Electric Hob

424 uses per year

0.71 kWh per use

30.10

129

Dishwasher at 55C

110 uses per year

1.07 kWh per use

11.77

51

Dishwasher at 65C

135 uses per year

1.44 kWh per use

19.44

84

Fridge-Freezer A ++ spec

24 hours a day

206 kWh per year

20.60

89

Fridge-Freezer A+ spec

24 hours a day

270 kWh per year

27.00

116

Fridge-Freezer A spec

24 hours a day

408 kWh per year

40.80

175

Standard Light Bulb

4 hours a day

100 W

14.60

63

Low Energy Light Bulb

4 hours a day

18 W

2.63

11

 

 

*Gas driers are more carbon-efficient because they use a primary energy source.

The table below compares the various types of televisions and digital adapters, including on standby mode.

Appliance

Usage

Per use

Cost per year

kg CO2 per year

Primary TV CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) 34-37 inch

On Power
6.5 hours a day

198.5 W

47.09

203

Primary TV CRT (Cathode Ray Tube)

Standby
17.5 hours a day

4.2 W

2.68

12

Primary TV LCD 34-37 inch

On Power
6.5 hours a day

211.1 W

50.08

215

Primary TV LCD

Standby
17.5 hours a day

1.8 W

1.15

5

Primary TV - Plasma 34-37 inch

On Power
6.5 hours a day

263.9 W

62.61

269

Primary TV - Plasma

Standby
17.5 hours a day

3.6 W

2.30

10

Primary TV Rear projection 34-37 inch

On Power
6.5 hours a day

192.3 W

45.62

196

Primary TV Rear projection

Standby
17.5 hours a day

2.0 W

1.28

5

Digital TV Adapter, Terrestrial

On Power
6.5 hours a day

7.1W

1.68

7

Digital TV Adapter, Terrestrial

Standby
17.5 hours a day

6.4 W

4.09

18

Digital TV Adapter, Terrestrial Recorder

On Power
6.5 hours a day

17.6 W

4.18

18

Digital TV Adapter, Terrestrial Recorder

Standby
17.5 hours a day

11.3 W

7.22

31

 

Household Energy Consumption