Energy Performance of Your Refrigerator and How to Improve It

Regardless of the age or sophistication of your refrigerator, it is how you use it that can meaningfully affect its performance and potential. To interpret the famous quote of Albert Einstein “Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work.”, you can make the best use of your current refrigerator if you learn simple rules and make sure you stick to them. Even better, albeit more challenging, is teaching those rules to your kids. By using your refrigerator sensibly such {Read More}

Choosing Energy Efficient Freezers and Refrigerators

Energy efficient refrigerators and freezers come in a variety of sizes and styles, each having its own advantages and disadvantages. The Energy Star program teaches consumers to evaluate the product’s advantages and disadvantages principally by how frugal it is in terms of energy use and operating costs. For instance, a two-door side-by-side refrigerator is using more energy than unit in a similar-size with a top or bottom freezer due to a larger freezer volume and a larger surface area of {Read More}