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Old 09-09-2010, 02:54 PM
 
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How much does everybody pay for your electricity bill , especially in summer here? (size of ur house and the amount). and possible how many years old of your house. Coz nowadays , there are a lot of energy efficient materials has been used on new homes building.
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Old 09-09-2010, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Pearland, TX
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How much does everybody pay for your electricity bill , especially in summer here? (size of ur house and the amount). and possible how many years old of your house. Coz nowadays , there are a lot of energy efficient materials has been used on new homes building.
I posted this somewhere else.

In June this year I lived in a 2000 sq ft, 21 year-old home and the bill for the month was $370. I moved into a new construction 3000 sq ft home in July and the bill was $309 for the same number of days. For August, it was $274.

I use TXU and I float, not fixed, with avg cost of 10.5 cents/kwh.
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Old 09-09-2010, 03:05 PM
 
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Somewhere around $200-$275. I would like to know the average electric/utility bill for those whos homes meet the energy star compliance...particularly new construction?
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Old 09-09-2010, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Clear Lake TX
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$158 and $177 so far this year. 15 yrs old, 2200 sq ft, 1 story.

Has a 16 SEER unit, programmable thermostat, some CFL bulbs where appropriate, dimmers for some incandescents, exterior solar screens and interior cellular type shades, glass double-doors and maintained weather-stripping. Thermostat is on a curve from 74-77

I don't think I can get it any better than that, short of going to an even higher SEER unit. But for now I am stuck with it.
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Old 09-09-2010, 03:50 PM
 
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Last month $419. House is 29 years old, 4436 square feet w/pool, we work at home, so 3 computers and printers 8-10 hours a day. We just put in a Pentair variable speed pump on the pool. Anxious to see if it makes a difference. Startex 10.3 cents fixed
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Old 09-09-2010, 05:00 PM
 
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2200 sq feet, 16 year old home, 2 story.

$186 & $173 respectively.
Prob better to compare KWH used since what we pay varies.
1661, 1597 KWH.
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Old 09-09-2010, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Houston
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3,200 sq ft, 3-story home, 4 years old. Electricity bill in summer between $165 - $190. I attribute it to great architectural design! Home temp is set at 77 degrees at night, and 82 during the day, when we're not home.
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Old 09-09-2010, 05:21 PM
 
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3,200 sq ft, 3-story home, 4 years old. Electricity bill in summer between $165 - $190. I attribute it to great architectural design! Home temp is set at 77 degrees at night, and 82 during the day, when we're not home.
I attribute it to you keeping your house absurdly hot.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:13 PM
 
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I had an 800 sq. ft. apartment. Usually about 700 - 800 kwh in summer. I just got a bill for 4000 kwh for only 20 days. It is currently in dispute.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:41 PM
 
Location: God's Country
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2300 sq feet, set on 72 all the time, $197.......balanced billing
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