Reducing Refrigerator Power During Peak Hours
Refrigerators consume about 14% of the total energy in the average U.S. household. While this may not be a very large figure, it is large enough that if most homes could cycle off their refrigerators ...
My telephone doesn't ring that often. Face it, people just don't need the services of an expert on energy use of refrigerators every day or every week, for that matter. [continue reading]
In its February 1994 issue, Consumer Reports described tests performed on a collection of upscale refrigerators. One feature tested was energy use. [continue reading]
Whirlpool Corporation has been named the winner of the much talked about Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) contest. [continue reading]
The Super-Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP), has named Frigidaire Co. and Whirlpool Corp. as the two finalists who will compete in the much publicized $30 million race to manufacture the fridge of the future, a chlorofluorocarbon-free "super-efficient" model. [continue reading]
In a far corner of the Bangkok office of the International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) sits the most energy-efficient refrigerator for its size class in Southeast Asia. [continue reading]
Once the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act put minimum efficiency standards for refrigerators into effect in 1990, some utilities discontinued rebates, figuring the standards raised refrigerator efficiencies so high that paying for further improvements with rebates would not be cost-effective for conserving energy. [continue reading]
All else being equal, getting rid of ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) will make refrigerators use more energy, while the federal appliance standards demand improved efficiency. [continue reading]
When Steve Mann (of Home Energy Services) asks you to come along for the first blower door testing in a ...