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Investigation and Regression Analysis of Weekly Household Appliances in the UK

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Household appliances are one of the largest electricity consumption devices. Recently, there has been significant increase in the number of appliances per household. Although modern appliances are more efficient but the energy saving through these energy efficiency has been overwhelmed by the increase number of appliances. The weekly appliances including the wet appliances are mainly utilized for heating purposes and hence use electricity. The time of the day where weekly appliances are used play significant factor in the power consumption. Therefore there is a need to investigate the main factors affecting the use of weekly appliances in order to manage the stress on household peak periods. This paper delivers the daily time-of-use profiles of major weekly based usage household appliances: Washing machine, clothes tumble dryer, dishwasher, vacuum cleaner and iron. The paper also investigates the factors affecting the time-of-use from collected data of 381 households in United Kingdom.
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Household; Independent Variable Time-of-Use; Wet Appliances

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