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What Air Emissions Are Caused by the Electricity I Use?

Power Profiler

To find your emissions, you can choose one of the three options:

  • Option 1: You can collect a year's worth of utility bills and enter information about your utility use, measured in kilowatt hours (kWh), for each month of the year. (This option provides the most precise answer.)
  • Option 2: You can estimate your average monthly utility use for the year.
  • Option 3: You can use the default values provided for average residential or commercial utility use.

OPTION 1: ACTUAL MONTHLY USE

For the most precise answer, collect a year's worth of utility bills and enter the kWh shown on each month's bill below.

January

 kWh

July

 kWh

February

 kWh

August

 kWh

March

 kWh

September

 kWh

April

 kWh

October

 kWh

May

 kWh

November

 kWh

June

 kWh

December

 kWh

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OPTION 2: AVERAGE MONTHLY USE

Estimate your average monthly utility use in kWh, and enter this information in the box at the right.

kWh

 

OPTION 3: RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL AVERAGE VALUES

If you don't know how much electricity you use, the national average values are provided below for monthly residential and commercial electricity use.

Residential customers
(Uses default value of 900 kWh/month.)

Commercial customers
Enter your square footage
(Calculates a default value of 1 kWh per square foot per month.)

 


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