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ECG Celebrates 50years. +++ 50 Years of Powering the Socio-Economic Growth and Development of Ghana

Refrigerators and Freezers

 

Refrigerators run continuously for hours every day which means that they consume a lot of energy. It is therefore advisable to do the following;

  • Buy energy efficient refrigerators. Let the yellow label and stars be your guide. The more the stars, the more efficient the fridge. Efficient fridges consume less electricity.
  • In Ghana, ordinary inefficient fridge consumes on the average 1,200 kWh a year whereas an efficient 5 star fridge consumes averagely only 400kWh a year.
  • If you replace one inefficient fridge that consumes 1200kWh/year with an efficient one that consumes 400 kWh/ year, you save about 800 kWh of electricity and 0.45 TC02 in a year.
  • Do not position your fridge close to the wall; leave a space of about 30cm between the fridge and the wall. The cooling system at the back of the fridge needs a lot of air to perform efficiently.
  • Do not position the fridge at where there are direct sun rays, or near heaters such as stoves
  • Avoid frequent opening of the fridge’s door since every opening introduces warm air into the fridge and the fridge will require more energy to overcome the warm air.
  • Periodically, put off the fridge and clean the dust accumulation on the cooling grill at the back to allow maximum air contact to ensure cooling.
  • Defrost the freezer regularly. Ice buildup restrains the freezer’s ability to keep proper temperature thus making the freezer to work harder than necessary.
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