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How much does an hour in a cool room cost?


The only way to survive Thailand’s sweltering heat is to either crank up the air-conditioner or have fans at full speed.

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So, how much does this translate to in money?
 
Here is a rundown of how much you will spend per hour using the following appliances:

 

Air-conditioner (9,000-22,000 BTU): Bt2.5-Bt6

 

Pedestal fans (30-45-centimetre circumference): Bt0.15-Bt0.25

 

Air purifier (60 cubic metres): Bt0.09-Bt0.20

 

Double-door refrigerators (5.5-12.2 cubic feet in size): Bt0.30-Bt0.40

 

Oil-free fryers (2-7 litre capacity): Bt3.51-Bt6.44

 

Washing machines (10 kilos): Bt2-Bt8

 

LED TV (43-65 inches): Bt0.40-Bt1

 

Vacuum cleaners (1,400-2,000 watts): Bt6-Bt8
 
Irons (1,000-2,800 watts): Bt3.5 to Bt10

Published : March 15, 2021

By : THE NATION