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    Default How much is your electricity bill?

    How much is your electricity bill per quarter?

    & what's the background
    House size?
    How many people living in it?
    Aircon?
    Are you home during day?
    Tv usage ?
    What state?

    I'm first time renter & want to see what mine compares like

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    1/4 just gone was $350

    what's the background? small that doesnt get used
    House size? 3bed, 1 bath, 1 car
    How many people living in it? 5
    Aircon? yes, hardly used
    Are you home during day? yes, for most of it
    Tv usage ? on when ever i am home & awake
    What state? newcastle NSW

    Ours is rather low cause we live near the beach, get sea breezes, have gas heating, cooking & hot water. Only things that run off power are power points, air con & lights.

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    We pay (between dad and I) $100 a week and then still get a small bill most quaters.

    The house is 8 bedrooms with three huge living areas, office, playroom, kitchen etc.
    There are four adults and three children living here.
    No aircon used.
    I'm home all day but have everything switched off bar the room i'm in and I never watch TV. But it's on for a few hours each night with dad or siblings watching it.
    We are in SE Queensland

    Hth.

    Forgot to add we have solar water heating and gas stovetop (but electric oven)

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    Ours its usually around $240... We have a2 bedroom unit,
    Dp, ds and I live here
    No air con but have just had fans installed so not sure if that will make a difference
    tele is on most the day
    I try ti turn of the power points when not using them.i also stopped using the dryer all the time when our bill went up to $300 lol

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    our bill is about $300-350 per quarter.

    House size? 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 lounge room and 1 study
    How many people living in it? 2 adults and 1 toddler
    Aircon? yes, i use it once it gets to 27o
    Are you home during day? nearly all day everyday
    Tv usage ? its on from when we get up to when we go to bed
    What state? Vic - Melbourne.

    We also turn all our power points off while we are not using them execpt for the tv, dvd and foxtel.

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    Our last one was $220 power and $70 gas.

    We have a big backyard
    3 bedroom cottage
    2 adults 1 toddler
    I'm home full time with DD
    We don't watch TV, but do have a projector which gets about 5-10 hours use a week
    We run 2 laptops constantly, sometimes 3.
    No air con, lots of fans
    I use the dryer for ever load of washing.
    We have all energy efficient light bulbs
    Energy smart appliances (fridge, washing machine etc)
    Mainly cook using the gas stove, don't use the toaster, kettle, microwave much.

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    Ours is around $450 to $520 a quarter.

    There is 3 of us.

    3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 air-cons. We use the bedroom one almost every night except in winter.
    I also have used the drier a reasonable amount this past 6 months due to all the rain.

    I'm home with dd most days. Usually the tv is on most if the day.

    I try to keep lights off when we are not in the room.

    Were in South east qld.

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    ours is approx $250 per quarter

    background:
    3 bed, 1 bath, double brick
    3 people
    being double brick the house stays fairly cool unless its been hot for a few days in a row so aircon is only sporadicallly used in summer
    im home 4 out of 7 days
    tv is on if someone is home and awake
    also use dryer once a week (it doesnt how often i remind him DH without fail will forget to wash his work stuff until sunday night )
    South Australia

    * hot water system, heating and cooktop are gas

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    Our bills are usually around $450 a quarter

    House size? 5 bedroom house with large living area
    How many people living in it? 2 adults and 3 kids
    Aircon? No, but we do have ceiling fans which are on the majority of the time
    Are you home during day? Yes, pretty much all day, every day.
    Tv usage ? It's on from the moment we get up and on until I go to bed, then DH gets home from work at 2am and it's on again for another few hours.
    What state? Qld, Brisbane

    I admit I do use the clothes dryer a little too much though .

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    our last bill was $102 for the 3mths. previously we have had bills ranging from $400 right up to $800.

    i live in a 3 bedroom house and we have tv going all day. we rarely use air con(think we used it about 5 times over summer with the horrendous heat we had) but we used fans alot.

    i am in brisbane and there is only myself and my son


 

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