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SWITCH HOUSEHOLD POWER ENERGY By Aimee Simpson Making the Switch!
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There are numerous factors that drive the energy usage, physical house size, appliance standards, electricity prices and access to alternative cooking, heating and cooling fuels. Over the years our energy consumption has changed. 1800s Wood 1900s Coal 2000s nuclear electric
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The average annual electricity consumption for a U.S. residential utility customer was 10,812 kilowatt-hours (kWh), an average of 901 kWh per month in 2015 per History of energy consumption in the United States, 1775-2009. (2011, February,9). Retrieved from https://www.eia.gov/todayine nergy/
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10% of re sidential consumption in 2016 mostly due to heat ing and cooling.
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These appliances run between 163* watts to 5500** watts. Which one do you think uses the most? * **
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Automating your home has been said to lead to reduced electricity usage in the household by and overall environmental advantages however the findings are not so because of all the energy you would need for all the smart plugs, etc.
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