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Subject:  Re: Oldest Fridge Contest Date:  11/7/2011  8:59 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  37885 of 73733

skyesix:"Tele however, says that wants to spend his money on needlessly high utility bills, and uses lies and distortions to justify his hobby."

My refrig uses $15/month of electricity. 21 years old.

A ndw one might save me $5/month...might....or might save me less than that. Who knows. I mean, they all pull some power, right?


Well, here's the figures! ....

According to this table

Older units
Refrigerator (frost-free), 15 cu. Ft. (1996 unit) 150 kWh/mo $15.00/mo
Freezer (manual defrost), 15 cu. Ft. 90 kWh/mo $9.00/mo
Refrigerator (frost-free), 15 cu. Ft. (1996 unit) 50 kWh/mo $5.00/mo
Refrigerator (frost-free), 20 cu. Ft. (1996 unit) 54 kWh/mo $5.40/mo
Newer units
Refrigerator, 1.7 cu. Ft. 30 kWh/mo $3.00/mo
Energy Star Refrigerator, 14 cu. Ft. 43 kWh/mo $4.30/mo
Energy Star Refrigerator (frost-free), 14 cu. Ft. 57 kWh/mo $5.70/mo
Energy Star Refrigerator (frost-free), 17 cu. Ft. 73 kWh/mo $7.30/mo
Energy Star Refrigerator (frost-free), 19 cu. Ft. 80 kWh/mo $8.00/mo
Energy Star Refrigerator (Side by Side)