Question about Dayton 3VE53 Oil Filled Liquid Fuel Utility Heater

# I have a 3VE53 heater and was wondering about how much eletricity does it use if I keep it at 65-70 degrees for 9 hrs. a day?

Our last eletric bill was around 3 times as much and I am just trying to find out why.

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Okay, for example a 100 watt bulb left on for 10hrs uses 100x10 =1000. so 1000= 1kwh. so look at the watt rating on the fan motor and times that by 9hrsand then do the math, then look at your bill and see what you pay per kwh (kilowatt per hour) and times that with your answer, for example lets say the heater blower is 10watts, take 10 X 9 = 90, then 90 divided into 1000=.09 so it .09 of a kilo watt almost a tenth of a kilo watt. so if you pay 3.25 a kwh then you would say .06X3.25=.195 less than one cent, hope this helps

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