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Freezer: Energy
 
 

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To save the most money on energy running your freezer, and make it more thrift friendly, keep it packed.  If you do not have enough food in it, fill up empty plastic milk cartons to fill the empty space. 

 

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Here are some more frugal tips to save money on freezer electricity.

 

- Date your food before you put it in the freezer and set up a rotation system.
 
- Keep your freezer away from heat sources, including the sun.
 
- Close kitchen curtains when necessary during the day to keep the freezer cooler.
 
- Buy energy efficient models when shopping for new appliances.
 
- Don't buy a fridge too large for your family. 
 
- Do not set the thermostat lower than 32 degrees.
 
- Maintain the appliance per the manual instructions, including checking the door seals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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