I think I'm right but now I am second guessing myself.
If I have a 100 watt bulb that burns for 10 hours, I will use 1
kilowatt of electricty.
So if my electric costs approximately $.10 per kilowatt, it costs me
ten cents to burn the bulb for 10 hours.
HeyBub, you owe me that last 10 minutes of my life back. (I have dialup.)
Rating: pretty dang easy (I'm not a video-game player and I managed to
shoot almost all them bucks). Oh, and the music sucks. (But whaddya want
Personally, I like Vista, but I probably won\'t use it. I like it
because it generates considerable business for me in consulting and
On Mon, 23 Feb 2009 14:12:23 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
It cost a penny per hour at $.10 Using Google......1 month in hourshttp://www.google.com/search?q=month+in+hours&sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rlz 3GGGL_enUS310US310
1 month = 730.484398 hours x .01 = $7.30 a month
Google has some powerful conversion features.
It comes from leap year: 400 years (4800 months) have 97 leap years
(every 4, except (divisible by 100 and not divisible by 400)) and 303
non-leap years. 303*365 + 97*366 = 146097 days, *24 = 3506328 hours.
Divide by 4800 to get 730.485 hours/month.
Google's number may include leap seconds or other correction I didn't
Of course, anything that requires evaluating the savings over a 400
year horizon just might turn out to not be cost effective :-)
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