0 Helpful?

What is an energy-efficient refrigerator?

Looking for recommendations for an electric refrigerator to use in a solar-powered (photovoltaic system) house. Will also use a freezer as a separate appliance.

Asked by julie hamilton
Posted Sep 9, 2012 7:01 AM ET
Edited Dec 3, 2012 8:38 AM ET

Tags:

1 Answer

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
1.

Jula,
If your home is off-grid, it's hard to beat a Sunfrost model.

If your home is on the grid, I recommend the Hotpoint model HTH17CBC refrigerator with a capacity of 16.5 cubic feet ($626). It has an annual energy use rating of 300 kWh.

For more information, see Choosing an Energy-Efficient Refrigerator.

Answered by Martin Holladay
Posted Sep 9, 2012 9:52 AM ET

Other Questions in Energy efficiency and durability

Housewrap under rigid foam AND taped rigid foam at windows

In Green building techniques | Asked by Inger Peters | Apr 17, 17

Insulating a corrugated metal floor deck

In General questions | Asked by P Stone | Apr 25, 17

1974 construction retrofit

In Energy efficiency and durability | Asked by Mark Walker | Apr 25, 17

Will pocket door gaps at jamb allow avoiding a transfer duct?

In Mechanicals | Asked by jonathan nagar | Apr 25, 17

Raycore - is it the product for me?

In Green products and materials | Asked by Joe McCarthy | Jul 14, 14
Register for a free account and join the conversation


Get a free account and join the conversation!
Become a GBA PRO!