How much does it cost to run an electric fireplace?
Likewise, people ask, is it expensive to run an electric fireplace?
Electric fireplaces use between 5,200 and 8,900 BTUs and convert all their energy to heat. They cost around $25 a year to run. Keep in mind, however, that while an electric heater is more efficient on the surface, it will not warm the room as well as a gas fireplace.
Similarly, how much does it cost to run an electric fire for an hour? Between 11 to 21 pence including VAT depending on who supplies your electricity. A 1kW fire running for one hour uses 1kWh of energy used in kilowatt hours. One kWh of energy costs about 11 to 21 pence.
Consequently, how much electricity does a 1500 watt electric fireplace use?
Based on the national average kilowatt-hour (kWh) rate of 12 cents, a 1,500-watt electric fireplace will cost around 18 cents per hour with all settings at maximum.
How much does it cost to run an electric fireplace UK?
Electric Fireplace – 2kw – 30p per hour. Flueless Gas Fire – 2kw – 10p per hour. Wood Burning Stove – 2.35kw – 23.5p per hour.