Energy Saving Tips For Cold Storages

With the rise in the prices of fuels and electricity, most people are conscious of the risks associated with the consumption of huge amount of energy. The cold storage appliances used in homes include refrigerators and freezers. There are huge food facility warehouses which are used to store and preserve food items. The energy consumed by these warehouses can also be reduced substantially by using energy saving lamps and lights.

Today most of the refrigerators are available with star ratings which help to reduce the amount of energy consumption. Refrigerators are among the most power consuming appliances in a home. Although refrigerators include star ratings, it is important to note that the larger the size of the refrigerator, the larger the amount of power consumption.

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There are different ways to reduce the power consumption of refrigerators. Double door refrigerators are known to be more efficient and economical compared to the single door refrigerators. It allows better access to the freezers without accessing the refrigerators.

Some of the most important tips to save energy by efficiently using the refrigerator include the following:

Food at Room Temperature: Always store food at room temperature. Never store hot food as the refrigerator consumes large amount of power to cool down the food. Allow the food to cool down before storing it in the refrigerator.

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Condenser Coil: The condenser coil at the back of the refrigerator should be cleaned frequently for better performance. These coils are often accumulated with grime, dust and dirt. These coils need to be cleaned once in a month. No damages should be caused to the coils while cleaning them.

Seals: It is also important to check the seals of the refrigerators to ensure that there are no leakages. The doors of the refrigerator should be closed tightly to avoid any seepage of air. It is also important to store cold storage units away from the walls which are affected by direct sunlight.

Open refrigerators should be covered with glass doors to prevent loss of energy. Display freezers also need to be covered with lids and covers to reduce the amount of energy consumed. To know more about cold storage click here.


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