- How much electricity does a vacuum cleaner use? -

Depending on the model, a vacuum cleaner can use from around 400 Watts up to 1500 Watts.

So, if you want to know how much electricity does your vacuum cleaner use, first you need to know how many watts does your vacuum cleaner consume. 

Electricity usage of a vacuum cleaner

The power consumption of your vacuum cleaner should be described on the specification’s label. 

If not, you may do a search on the internet as we are showing on the picture above.

As an example, our vacuum cleaner does use 620 Watts (W) or 0,62 Kilowatts per hour (kWh). Because we are paying to our electricity provider 0,217 euro per every kWh we consume, this means that our vacuum cleaner does cost us 0,134 per every hour of usage.

Electricity usage and cost calculator

Once you know the power consumption, the calculator below can be used to estimate the power consumption and the electricity cost of a vacuum cleaner over a period of time.

You just need to adjust the values in the PARAMETERS section to your requirements and the calculator will automatically display the RESULTS section.

 

For example, if your vacuum cleaner:

  • It has a power rating of 620 Watts
  • You use it for 30 minutes per day and 150 days per year
  • You are paying 0,217 euro (or dollars or pounds) per every kWh you consume 

You will be paying around 10 euro (or dollars, or pounds, or…) per year in electricity costs.

A few other examples from our ‘Electricity usage calculators‘ page that may be of your interest:

Fridge electricity usage calculator
Refrigerator
Freezer electricity usage calculator
Freezer
Dishwasher electricity usage calculator
Dishwasher
Coffee machine electricity usage calculator
Coffee machine

Additional information

Not everybody it is familiar with terms like Watts, Kilowatts or Kilowatt hours so if you would like to learn more about them, have a look to this video that we have prepared for you.

All our videos can be found in YouTube, in both English and Spanish languages.

If you are looking for saving electricity at home, have a look to this video where we provide some useful tips to reduce the electricity consumption and decrease the electricity bill.

Additionally, you may need to convert current and voltage into power so the calculator below may be of use for you . Alternatively, yo may have a look to our other calculators for one that fits your need.

 

Electricity conservation - Save and conserve energy

Energy conservation can be defined as the decision and the act of using less energy

Energy conservation both benefit you and the environment 

The act of saving and conserving electricity does benefit you because you will be paying less on your energy bills. 

And it also does benefit the environment because conserving electricity prevents any unnecessary waste of natural resources.

Now, at individual level it may not look worth to try to save a few watts here or there. 

Still, every little counts and if hundreds or thousands of us do save a little every time, it will make an important contribution towards conserving our natural resources.

 

For example, if 9000 households would manage to save as little as 10 Watts per hour (0,01 kWh) worth of electricity per day, that would add to 32850 Kilowatt hour (kWh) per year. 

That is a considerable amount of electricity, but let’s add additional perspectives for clarity:

  • Assuming an average cost of 0,18 euro (or dollars, or pounds, or any other currency) we would collectively be saving nearly 6000 euro per year.
  •  To produce 32850 kWh of electricity it is necessary to use around 17 metric tons of coal or 56 barrels of residual fuel oil.
Have a look to this page for more information about the amount of resources needed to produce electricity.
 

In any case it is clear that small energy savings do really count when looking into the bigger picture.

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