Monday, March 14, 2011

Farmington Library Lends Kill A Watt EZ Monitors

Ever wonder how much it costs to run your freezer or clothes dryer? Are your appliances energy efficient? Find out by using a Kill A Watt electrical usage monitor. The Farmington Library as two monitors to lend to library patrons for a period of 3 weeks. Calculate what you pay per kilowatt hour of electricity by checking your latest utility bill or by calling your utility company. Program that figure into the unit. Plug the monitor into the outlet and plug your appliance into it for a period of time (see the operating manual). You can set the unit to measure how much electricity an appliance uses by the hour, day, week, month or year.

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