Energy usage table for Hot Spring Spas

The following is an energy usage table for Hot Spring Spas developed by an independent third party testing laboratory. Dayton Ohio’s weather is similar to St Louis (our mean temperature for the year is 52 degrees per the US weather bureau.

ENERGY TABLE

(Monthly Energy Cost = Kilowatt Hours x Rate per Kilowatt Hour)

City Approximate Annual Mean Ambient Temperature in Degrees
Farenheit
Approximate Average Kilowatt Hours per Month To Operate
Spa*
Approximate Average Rate Charged per Kilowatt Hour** Approximate Average Monthly Energy Cost to Operate Spa*
Miami, FL 75° 117 $ 0.10 $ 11.70
Las Vegas, NV 70° 138 $ 0.10 $ 13.80
Macon, GA 65° 162 $ 0.05 $ 8.10
Tulsa, OK 60° 186 $ 0.06 $ 11.16
St. Louis, MO 55° 192 $ 0.05 $ 9.60
Chicago, IL 50° 199 $ 0.08 $ 15.92
Casper, WY 45° 220 $ 0.04 $ 8.80
Calgary, Canada 40° 241 $ 0.08*** $ 19.28***
Int’l Falls, MN 35° 262 $ 0.07 $ 18.34
Fairbanks, AK 30° 283 $ 0.10 $ 28.30

*Based on a 115 volt Sovereign® spa set at 102°F used 6
times per week; 15 minutes with the jets on, 15 minutes with the jets off
during each use. Testing conducted in a Controlled Environment Chamber using
continuous Data Acquisition monitoring equipment including Continuous
Progression Kilowatt Recording meters, Voltage Measurement probes, Current
Measurement probes, Relative Humidity Chamber Measurement probes and
Thermocouple probes. All equipment was rigorously calibrated to insure data
accuracy.

**Based on rate quoted by the local utility company in November
2006. Rates subject to change — check with your local electricity
provider for the current rate in your area.

*** In Canadian dollars.