How much electricity does a heating pad use?

Answer A typical 65-watt heating pad that runs for 15 to 30 hours each month will use about one to two kilowatt-hours of electricity. That equates to a cost of 1 cent for every two hours of use, or an 8- ... Read More »

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How much electricity does a heating and air unit use?

The amount of electricity used for heating and air conditioning varies based on the amount of space cooled, desired temperature, and size and kind of unit. APS, an Arizona utility, estimates a 14... Read More »

In a central heating unit why does heating element keep coming on when the heater is not on?

Sounds like the thermostat is set too high so the unit is calling for heat... If the thermostat is set normally then the unit has a fault. Repairing an air conditioning unit is not a Do-It-Yoursel... Read More »

My boiler isn't heating the hot water or central heating?

Sounds like what happens to me if I run out of oil before I get a fill. The cause is an airlock in the pipe between the oil tank and the boiler. It usually causes the lockout light on my boiler t... Read More »

Are there any problems using appliances purchased for 120v 60Hz electricity on 120v 50Hz electricity?

A very important note There is no such thing as a 120 volt 50 Hz service! (But see >> Correction!