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Home Power Equipment Wattage

Table 1: Typical Equipment Wattage (Essential Home Equipment)
Essential Home Equipment Typical Wattage
Electric Heater 600 & up
Freezer 600-1,000
Furnace Blower 400-600
Furnace Oil Burner 300
Furnace Stoker 400
Refrigerator 400-800
 
Table 2: Typical Equipment Wattage (Optional Home Equipment)
Optional Home Equipment Typical Wattage
Central Air Conditioner 2,000-5,000
Coffee maker 1,000-1,500
Dishwasher 300 + 1,500 for heater
Electric Clothes Dryer 500 + 4,000 for heater
Electric Fan 75-300
Electric Iron 500-1,500
Electric Range 3,000-4,000
Electric Skillet 1,150-1,500
Kitchen Ventilator 150
Mixer 150
Sewing Machine 200-500
Sweeper 400-1,500
Television 200-500
Toaster 1,200-1,500
Washing Machine 400
Water Heater 1,000-5,000
Water Pump 800-2,500
Window Air Conditioner 1,000-2,500
 
Table 3: Motor Wattage - Starting and Full-load Running Wattage Required for Single Phase Electric Motors
Motor Horsepower Watts Required
To Start To Run
1/4 1000 215
1/4 1500 300
1/3 2000 400
1/2 2300 575
3/4 3345 835
1 4000 1000
1.5 6000 1500
2 8000 2000
3 12,000 3000
6 18,000 4500
7.5 28,000 7000
10 36,000 9000