The George Latimer Central Library is closed for renovations.

All library locations will be closed on Monday, October 12.

Xcel Energy Power Check Meters

Power Check Meters can be used with any standard 120-volt appliance or electronic device to:

  • Determine the approximate operating cost of appliances and electronics, like refrigerators, room air conditioners and computers.
  • Identify your home's high-energy-use appliances. 
  • Predict your savings in reducing appliance use. 
  • Calculate the cost savings for replacing older appliances with energy-efficient models. 

Check the catalog to find a Power Check Meter

Borrowing Rules

You may borrow a Power Check Meter for 3 weeks.

You may place holds on Power Check Meters.

Power Check Meters may be renewed up to 2 times, as long as no one else has a hold on them.

One Power Check Meter may be checked out per library card.

Late fees are 30 cents per day, up to a maximum of $10.20.

Power Check Meters must be returned inside the library. They may not be returned in the book drop.

What's Included

Each Power Check Meter set includes the following:

  • 1 electricity watt meter with attached 5 ft. cord
  • 1 USB cable
  • 1 operator's manual (8 p.)
  • 1 instructional manual (12 p.)