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Electricity

To work out the emissions associated with your electricity, type in the number of kWh you've used in the box below. You can find this on your energy bills.

Some typical values are given in the table below (source information). 'Everything' includes central heating, water heating and appliances.  If you use gas for central heating, water heating or both you can offset those emissions here.

  I use electricity for... (kWh)
No. of bedrooms

Everything

Everything except central heating Everything except central heating and water heating
1 12,500 4,700 2,000
2
18,300 7,600 3,900
3
23,700 10,400 5,900
4 31,400 13,200 7,800
5 41,700 16,100 9,800
6+ 56,400 26,500 17,000

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