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WATTAGE CHART

Here's a chart of some of the common household appliances. Wattages will vary according
to the actual appliance. These wattage ratings are meant for a general comparison. For a
more exact amount see the appliance's tag.


Item Running (Watts) Surge (Watts)
Central A/C (24,000 BTU) 3800 5000
Clothes Washer 1150 2300
Clothes Dryer Electric - 5750
Gas - 700 1800
1800  
Computer 600
Dishwasher (Cool Dry) 700 1400
Electric Heater 1500 1800
Freezer 500 1500
Furnace Fan (1/3HP) 700 1400
Light Bulbs (100 Watt) 100 Ea. 100 Ea.
Microwave 1000 3000
Radio 50-200 0
Range, Electric 6" Element - 1500
8" Element - 2100 0
0  
Refrigerator 800 2400
Sump Pump (1/3 HP) 800 1300
Television 400 400
Vacuum Cleaner 1100 0
Water Heater 4000 4000
Well Pump (1/2 HP) 1000 (Depending on depth of well) 2000 (Depending on depth of
well)
Window A/C 1200 2100