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Some refrigerators lose much of the coolness they make and do not make efficient use of the electricity they consume. This is especially true of older models, and important in homes with large numbers of people.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Visit our equipment marketplace or go to an appliance vendor with a wide range of energy-saving refrigerators and replace your refrigerator.
Step 2Be sure to select an energy-efficient replacement.
How do products qualify for ENERGY STAR®? What does it mean?ENERGY STAR® is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. Products can earn the ENERGY STAR® label by meeting the energy efficiency requirements set forth in ENERGY STAR® product specifications. ENERGY STAR® qualified products use as much as 50% less energy than standard products.
Where can I find ENERGY STAR® products?You can search for ENERGY STAR® products across many major retailers (e.g. Best Buy, Amazon) and find the best deals. You can compare the total cost of owning a product, which includes both the upfront cost as well as the ongoing costs of operating the product (at your utility rate / usage).
If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.