With the readjustment of the electricity bill price, it is necessary to be aware of some measures to reduce consumption and avoid unnecessary expenses. The electric shower is one of the main villains of the energy bill.
The power of showers is usually very high, reaching 7000 W. Experts recommend using the shower in more economical positions and reducing shower time. Opting for solar water heaters in the house and gas showers are also good solutions.
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“In winter, without a doubt, the electric shower uses a lot of energy. The ideal is to reduce the time in the bath”, advises electrical engineer Tiago Nascimento.
The power of domestic showers ranges from 4000 W to 7000 W. To get an idea of how much is spent in the shower, just do the following calculation: divide the power value by 1000. Then, multiply the result by the number of hours the shower is used , obtaining consumption in kWh. This result must be calculated with the value of the tariff, which was readjusted to R$ 9.49 for each 100 kilowatt-hours (kWh).
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