Rising Energy Costs and Fridge Freezers
As most of know, the current cost of living crisis is something affecting day to day life dramatically for the majority of people. It has caught quite a few of us trying to change the way we live to reduce costs and also exposed us to taking a closer look at the energy we are using and how we can cut down to save. Something that you may have been wondering is how much your fridge freezer is costing to run.
Fridge Freezers are different to other household appliances
Unlike a lot of household appliances, your fridge freezer is simply not something you can be turning on and off in order to save electricity. However this does not mean you cannot do anything at all. A good starting point is to work out how much money you spend to power your fridge freezer in the first place.
One of the easiest ways you are able to do this and be able to see the cost of running not only this but any household appliance, is with a smart meter. This shall be able to let you know in real time. So once you are aware of the energy you are using and the cost it is taking, how do you cut down?
Choosing the cheapest fridge freezers to run
Choosing fridge freezers that are cheapest to run can be the most simple and easy way to cut down. The characteristics of each fridge freezer impacts how much electricity it shall use.
- Larger style fridge freezers can have different splits in the fridge to freezer sections, those that have larger fridge freezer space shall cost significantly more to run as the large doors loose lots of the cool air and can take time to maintain the same temperatures to keep your food safe.
- French door fridge freezers, can be much more cost effective to run due to the less cold air being lost when smaller sections are opened.
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