How much power does an electric shower use on standby?

Francisco Rutherford asked a question: How much power does an electric shower use on standby?
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Date created: Mon, Feb 15, 2021 3:02 PM
Date updated: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 1:04 PM


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On standby that uses 0.096 kWh per day. Yet having a single shower uses 1.4kWh.

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Electric showers are rated in Kilowatts (kW). Find out the specification of your shower, then ...

Due to the high current a shower uses (30-50A) and if the shower is switched off by the pull cord rather than the shower switch the contacts can burn out or weld together which is what yours seems...

My thinking is that a shower probably doesn't really have a 'standby' mode like a TV etc. would but I thought I'd check. Click to expand... The shower will use hardly any power when not in use and the pull switch 'On'. The only think it would power it the 'Power' light on the shower.

5 October 2007 at 1:26PM. No, when the water flows through the pipe a flow switch switches the heater on. No flow, no, well miniscule for the light, electric current. The items which use electricity on standby are usually TVs, digiboxes, skybox, stereo, radio alarm. If it gets warm on standby it is using power.

How much energy does an electric shower use? Like any other electrical appliance, showers carry power ratings that tell you how much energy they use each second. Typically, you'll find a shower uses somewhere between 7.5kW (kilowatts) and 11kW; the higher the number, the more energy you're using and the better the shower experience.

*Appliance left on standby mode, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Assumes an electricity rate of 28.7c/kWh. Standby electricity efficiency has improved considerably in recent years. But while standby power might cost you less now than it would have done 10 years ago, there are still savings to be made.

The 700W consumption power indicates how fast can the device heat the water up. It does not say anything about the actual power consumption of keeping the water hot. – pabouk Dec 17 '13 at 22:42

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