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  • New Refrigerators vs. Old Refrigerators

    If you are feeling and found out that your electric bills is too high, maybe it is time you consider reducing your electricity consumption. The next step of action to take is that of analyzing electric usage of your appliances so that you can get a proper understanding of your total energy use.

    At Refrigerator Repair Palm Beach Gardens, we advise you to consider your main major appliance in the home, the fridge. If your refrigerator is ten years or older, its time you replaced it with a newer and much more energy efficient refrigerator one that uses less electricity.

    Normally, older refrigerators use between 1600 KWh to 2,000 KWh annually, a kilowatt translates to 1000 watts, hourly.  Normally, your electric utility distributor sells you electricity in kilowatt-hours and you pay between $0.15 and $0.30 a kilowatt-hour.

    A new refrigerator model made in this decade has been manufactured to use less than 500KWh annually. This means, the refrigerator consumption of power is less than $50 per year in electricity on the low end of utility rates.

    So how do you know how much energy your refrigerator consumes?

    By visiting: http://westpalmbeachrefrigeratorrepair.com you will be advised on ways in which you can save on electricity. To find out how much electricity your refrigerator is using you can use a Kill A Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor. This monitor only costs $30 and you’ll leave it to run for at-least two hours to let the meter run and see your refrigerators cycling on and off severally.

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    Refrigerator Repair Palm Beach Gardens | Appliance Repairs

    There is still a simpler way to determine how much energy your refrigerator uses. The federal Government has taken upon itself to ease the inconvenience. It has created a database of over 41,000 refrigerators available for free.

    All you have to do is open up your new refrigerator model and look for the label that carries the model number and serial number printed on it. This sticker is usually located on top of the outer inner wall. Record this number and open up the database in Excel or a suitable spreadsheet program and look-up your make and model number. The record will tell you the likely energy consumption.

    Refrigerator repair Palm Beach Gardens and Appliance Repair advices you to head over to 411.com the refrigerator decoder and simply type in your model and serial number. In most instances, the date of manufacture is usually encoded into the serial number; however this is not a similar case for all manufacturers.

    The government warranted all Refrigerator manufacturers to make energy efficient upgrades to their lines in 1992 and in 1999. This means if your refrigerator is twenty years or older, you are better off buying a new one. By replacing an old refrigerator with a new refrigerator and take the advantage of rebates from your utility city, state, this is an ideal way of guarantying yourself a payback period of all your energy costs in less than one and a half years.

    NB: if you still have an old refrigerator in your basement, then you should plug it off and assume the going green and energy efficiency path. All new appliances in the 21st century have been manufactured to consume 20% less energy but are still giving the same features and performance.

    If you are looking to reserve to energy, we at refrigerator repair Palm Beach Gardens urge you to switch off any fridge made before 1993 and removal of all second freezers or refrigerators especially all those located in the basement or garage.

    If you are ever in need of refrigerator repair Palm Beach Gardens or any of the surrounding areas of Palm Beach County call the Refrigerator Repair Specialist at 561-667-8377 or visit our website at http://westpalmbeachrefrigeratorrepair.com. We at Palm Beach Gardens Refrigerator Repair, service all makes and models of appliances regardless of the brand. We repair Kenmore, LG, GE, GE monogram, Subzero, Wolf, KitchenAid, Samsung, White-Westinghouse, Frigidaire, and Uline. If you have questions about your appliances, give us a call. In addition, we specialize in appliance repair. So give us a call for any of your appliance needs.

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