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Q: Will it cost a lot of electricity to turn on the Fridge?

I am thinking of turn on the fridge in my apartment for saving vegetable, meat, milk.,etc.

 

But I worry that will cost me a lot of electricity for using it. I try to spend wisely for having more savings fast to do my own thing.

 

I don't cook everyday, so a fridge is not very necessary. There's a grocery store next to my apartment where I can get some vegetable and egg everyday, which is convienient enough. I buy some when I want to cook sometimes.

 

But still I'd like to do some shopping in the carrefour nearby every weekend, there are varieties of food to choose from.  A fridge will be good for me to storage those food for longer time I bought from Carrefour.

17 weeks 4 days ago in  General  - China

 
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http://homeguides.sfgate.com/calculate-cost-run-refrigerator-69603.html

 

I am getting so many rain-goats that I start to worry about how much corn I will need to feed them all .... without the quarrel between-o them.

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Have you considered leaving it plugged in, just increasing the temperature level a bit?

 

Some refrigerators are now divided into four zones to store different types of food:

  • −18 °C / −0.4 °F (freezer)
  • 0 °C / 32 °F (meats)
  • 5 °C / 41 °F (refrigerator)
  • 10 °C / 50 °F (vegetables)

 

u could increase these optimal temps a bit with probably no bad effects as a result of that temp adjustment. Maybe save a little bit of electricity too.

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vicki, i know chinese are cheap, so if you use the fridge, fill it up with water bottles when its not full, your cooling the air around the objects in the fridge, so if the volume of air space is smaller, you use less power to cool.

 

when you need space just put the water bottles on the top of the fridge or on the floor.

 

basically a full fridge of food for a family of five will use less power if its full of junk to eat, but if the same fridge has just one coke can it it, it will use twice the power to maintain temperature because it has more open air space by volume to keep cool. I discovered this by traveling and never being home in america more than 4 days a month and the power bill was always about 40 dollars, but when i filled the fridge with 1 gallan jugs of water and left for a month, the bill was 23 dollars, qiuite a bit different result. also if the freezer is not full, same result times two, many people spend a lot of money cooling half empty freezers when they could fill them with bags of ice and cut the power bill in half for operating the freezer.

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Im really starting to believe Viki has some relation to this site or admin, the topics she or he or it posts are in a way very mixed and different situational topics that are starting to make it look like shes here to make conversation or the site more fun. 

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The power used by the fridge is very low. Make sure the dust behind the fridge doesn't build up. If the fridge is humming loudly for extended periods of time then you know it is using more power than it should. The sticker on the door should be 4 or 5.

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i have rarely bills over 100 RMB a month, except I turn on the air con. This is with 2 computer, tvs etc.

 

I wonder that you cant even afford less than 100 RMB per month

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Hmmm.... not turning on the fridge for meat or milk... yeah, nothing can possibly go wrong with that!

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2 rmb for everyday i guess 

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it will cost a fortune leave it unplugged

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it will cost a fortune leave it unplugged

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it will cost a fortune leave it unplugged

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lmao

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