How Much Energy Does Whirlpool's 40 Gallon Energy Smart Water Heater Save?


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The Whirlpool Energy Smart 40 gallon water heater is estimated to cost $508 in electricity per year, based on 2007 average energy costs. This is estimated to save purchasers up to $23 a year in electric costs over the water heater with the highest consumption available at the time.

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The Department of Energy's 2007 estimate for electrical costs was $0.1065 per kilowatt-hour, with the Whirpool Energy Smart 40 gallon water heater estimated to consume 4773 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year under normal use. Therefore, the Whirlpool Energy Smart water heater consumes approximately 213 fewer kilowatt-hours of energy per year less than the comparable water heater with the highest energy consumption.

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