Efficient Appliances Cost Less in the Long Run
UPDATED June 18, 2013
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Refrigerators use the most electricity
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The price tag is only part of the true cost of an appliance. The balance will be paid out month by month in the form of utility bills for the life of the device. Buying the most energy-efficient model available is a good long-term strategy even if the initial cost is somewhat higher.
Manufacturers have made a good deal of progress in reducing the amount of electricity that appliances use.