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Old 09-04-2009, 04:01 PM
 
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Default Average Electric Bill for 1600 square foot 1980 block home in Chandler

Just curious what a 1600 square foot SRP area 1980- block construction single family/single story all electric home with rooftop AC unit should cost in the Summer months for Electric.......This house has all Electric Appliances for that era........Electric Dryer, Electric Washer, New Refrigerator, Electric stove, and a Standard Size Electric Water Heater

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Old 09-04-2009, 04:06 PM
 
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Just curious what a 1600 square foot SRP area 1980- block construction single family/single story all electric home with rooftop AC unit should cost in the Summer months for Electric.......This house has all Electric Appliances for that era........Electric Dryer, Electric Washer, New Refrigerator, Electric stove, and a Standard Size Electric Water Heater

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I would say it should be between 100-150 per month. My house is much bigger and my bill is around $160 per month but we have a "green" house, all our appliances are energy efficient, CFL's in all the rooms, good insulation and all the windows and doors are sealed well. Our house faces North-South and has a big shade tree.
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Old 09-04-2009, 04:06 PM
 
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Just curious what a 1600 square foot SRP area 1980- block construction single family/single story all electric home with rooftop AC unit should cost in the Summer months for Electric.......This house has all Electric Appliances for that era........Electric Dryer, Electric Washer, New Refrigerator, Electric stove, and a Standard Size Electric Water Heater

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180 summer, 85 winter.
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Old 09-04-2009, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Summer could be closer to $300 if the A/C is 10 years or older. A pool will also add a few $$$
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Old 09-04-2009, 05:05 PM
 
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You can do a search for the average utility bill amount based on the address of the home you're considering.

Check it out here: https://www.aps.com/svcs/AvgBillAddressSearch.acx
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Old 09-04-2009, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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You can do a search for the average utility bill amount based on the address of the home you're considering.

Check it out here: https://www.aps.com/svcs/AvgBillAddressSearch.acx
How cool is this! I am checking out all my neighbors. Mine came back low (or they better be lowering my budget payment soon)
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Old 09-04-2009, 10:14 PM
 
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Average? I'd peg that at $185
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:32 PM
 
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Add $100/mth to what everyone posts and you should be in the ballpark.
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Old 09-05-2009, 11:05 PM
 
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I would say it should be between 100-150 per month. My house is much bigger and my bill is around $160 per month but we have a "green" house, all our appliances are energy efficient, CFL's in all the rooms, good insulation and all the windows and doors are sealed well. Our house faces North-South and has a big shade tree.
ouch. my 2750sq.ft. 2007 pulte home (10ft ceilings, 6" exterior walls, blown in insulation, roof insulated), i'm on a $130/month budget bill with TEP. although i have gas dryer, stove, and hot water tank, SW Gas averages about $35/mo. so total for me is about $165/month. i too use CFL's everywhere, and looking to change some of those into LED bulbs. my house is a east-west facing home (east in the backyard), and i have zero shade all year 'round. i also use auto sensing/timer switches in closets and garage.

to the OP: save by turning stuff off when you go out, turn your thermostat AC up and heat down when you are not home. keep windows well shaded with blinds. apply reflective window films, upgrade appliances when possible.

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Old 09-06-2009, 03:48 AM
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Location: Phoenix,AZ
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Just curious what a 1600 square foot SRP area 1980- block construction single family/single story all electric home with rooftop AC unit should cost in the Summer months for Electric.......This house has all Electric Appliances for that era........Electric Dryer, Electric Washer, New Refrigerator, Electric stove, and a Standard Size Electric Water Heater

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300 bucks per month during the "summer" months Floyd.

Your dryer and water heater will kick your butt....but...I wanna know what the alternative is to an electric washer......

actinic has it right.

add 100 bucks to whatever anyone else sez.....
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