Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Full Freezer and A Roomy Fridge

I read this tip the other day and thought it was interesting. The most energy-efficient way to

RefrigeratorImage by kayray via Flickr

run your freezer is to keep it packed tightly with food, while a refrigerator runs more efficiently when there is space between the items.

That's good news for families that buy food in large quantities and freeze for later use. Even if your refrigerator is normally quite full, the idea is to try to leave room between items to allow for better circulation of the cooling air.

Now, if only there was someone to come take that food out of the fridge and whip it into dinner!

Check out the Seattle Times article for more energy tips and info on qualifying for a reduced-fee energy audit if you are a Seattle resident.
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