Do the math!



One of the best ways to save money on your monthly energy bill is to have a better understanding of how you use energy. When you monitor how and when you consume energy, you’ll start to see opportunities for savings that you may not have previously noticed.

At Piedmont Electric, we offer several free online calculators to help you manage your energy use. Here’s a closer look at each of them:


Energy advisor As one of the most powerful tools on our website, the energy advisor calculator allows you to input real information about your home and provides you with cost-saving recommendations. Plus, you can enter your account number in this calculator to provide even more accurate results.

Appliance calculator Have you ever wondered exactly how much it costs to watch TV or run your refrigerator? Our appliance calculator can tell you! By adding in data about your appliance models and average use time, the calculator will give you the total annual cost of each device.

Electric vehicle calculator If you’re trying to decide whether purchasing an electric vehicle is worth the investment, use our EV calculator to determine your estimated monthly fuel savings. You can even compare different EV models to see which ones are the most efficient.

Water heater calculator Use our water heater calculator to get a realistic look at your annual water heating costs and see how different fuel types compare.

Phantom load calculator When electronics or appliances are plugged in but turned off, they’re still using electricity! This is known as phantom load. This calculator can help you see how much phantom load is being used in your home so you know what you need to unplug.

Lighting calculator Our lighting calculator will show you how much you can save by switching from incandescent bulbs to LED options instead.

Space heater calculator When winter rolls around and you reach for your space heater, first use our interactive calculator to see how much it will cost you to run each month.

Heating calculator Calculate your annual heating costs and compare the numbers to other energy options with our heating calculator.