Air conditioners use more electricity compared to electric heaters. An electric only consumes half the energy used by air conditioners. The following are the reasons why air conditioners consume more electricity compared to heaters.
Why Ac Uses More Electricity Than Heaters
- Air conditioners use up to 3,000 watts of electricity in an hour while heaters use 1,500 watts of electricity in a an hour on average. Air conditioners have a larger operating system and therefore needs a lot of electricity to work.
- Air conditioners have a lot of subsidiary parts within that use electricity to power e.g. fun. For these parts to run, more energy has to be consumed.
- Air conditioners are used for a very short time of the day unless it is winter. Heaters are only actively used during winter or for an hour or two during other seasons.
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