## How do you calculate lighting savings?

Determine your blended energy costs from energy bills by dividing total electric bill cost by total kWh (cost/kWh). This should equal about $0.075/kWh. 9. This will give you approximate annual savings for your project.

**Is electricity cheaper at night in BC?**

For example, you’d be charged a lower rate for electricity used at times when electricity demand in the province is low, like overnight, and a higher rate when electricity demand is high, like in the early evening hours.

### How much does 750 watts cost per hour?

Per Hour And Per 24 Hours Cost Of Running A 5,00W – 5,000W Electric Heater (Table)

Electric Heater Wattage: | Running Cost (Per Hour) | Running Cost (For 24 Hours) |
---|---|---|

500 Watts | $0.07 | $1.68 |

750 Watts | $0.10 | $2.40 |

1,000 Watts | $0.13 | $3.12 |

1,250 Watts | $0.17 | $4.08 |

**What is BC Hydro Peak Saver?**

We’re giving select business customers the chance to join the Peak Saver trial, where we’ll be exploring ways to help reduce energy consumption during busy, peak times. Receive $100 just for signing up and additional rewards based on your participation.

## How much will I save with LED lights?

Here’s a bright idea: Switching to LED light bulbs can help the typical home save about a $1,000 over a 10-year period. That’s roughly $8.33 a month.

**How do you calculate ROI for LED lights?**

- Step 1 – Determine Total Project Cost.
- Step 2 – Calculate Annual Savings.
- Step 3 – Calculate Payback Period.
- Step 4 – Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)

### How much does 800W cost per hour?

Electric Heating Electricity Cost Calculator

Power Rating | Per Hour | Per Day* |
---|---|---|

500W | 14.00p 500W | £0.84 3kWh |

800W | 22.40p 800W | £1.34 4.8kWh |

1000W (1kW) | 28.00p 1000W | £1.68 6kWh |

1200W (1.2kW) | 33.60p 1200W | £2.02 7.2kWh |

**How much does it cost to run a light bulb for 24 hours?**

Let’s say you have a 60-watt incandescent lightbulb and you are paying 12 cents per kWh of energy. Leaving the bulb on the whole day will therefore cost you: 0.06 (60 watts / 1000) kilowatts x 24 hours x 12 cents = approximately 20 cents in one day.

## Are there peak hours for electricity in BC?

A peak time event may occur from 6 a.m. to 12 noon and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., during the trial season.

**Is there off peak electricity in BC?**

Unlike most other utilities, they do not offer an “off-peak” rate to encourage customers to switch their power usage to off-peak hours by means of a lower kilowatt hourly rate. According to their literature, “Throughout the day, a ‘smart meter’ records your electricity use on an hourly basis.

### What is the new BC Hydro lighting calculator?

The new lighting calculator incorporates three separate BC Hydro peaks, where previously the calculator only indicated one. This will help BC Hydro review the impacts of lighting projects to the BC Hydro grid at the substation level. A way to ensure we know who has completed the calculator.

**How can I reduce the energy consumption of my flood light?**

By switching to energy-efficient lamps, such as compact fluorescent floodlights, metal halide or high-pressure sodium lights, you can reduce the energy you use. For example, high-pressure sodium lamps use 70% less energy than a standard incandescent floodlight and last up to 10 times as long.

## Is the energy-efficient lighting design offer still available?

The energy-efficient lighting design offer is no longer available. For those customers who were already registered in the program please use the link in the email provided to you when you first registered.