How much is your electricity bill per quarter?
& what's the background
How many people living in it?
Are you home during day?
Tv usage ?
I'm first time renter & want to see what mine compares like
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30-03-2011 20:29 #1Senior Member
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- Feb 2011
How much is your electricity bill?
30-03-2011 20:33 #2
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.
30-03-2011 20:33 #3
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
Forgot to add we have solar water heating and gas stovetop (but electric oven)
30-03-2011 20:37 #4Senior Member
- Join Date
- May 2008
- Brisbane, QLD
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
30-03-2011 20:38 #5
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.
30-03-2011 20:41 #6
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.
30-03-2011 20:48 #7
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.
30-03-2011 20:49 #8
ours is approx $250 per quarter
3 bed, 1 bath, double brick
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 )
* hot water system, heating and cooktop are gas
30-03-2011 20:49 #9
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 .
30-03-2011 20:50 #10
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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