Some ways to reduce the energy consumption of household appliances

Saving money on domestic consumption has become crucial to be able to make ends meet at the end of the month, with simple steps, here's how you can reduce the cost of electricity of our appliances.

With the new year also came new price rises on bills of electricity, water and gas. Most of the consumption of electricity, water and gas in a family are due to the use of kitchen appliances.

Here are some simple rules to make efficient use of stove, refrigerator and oven, avoiding waste and lowering the total invoices.

Refrigerator

The refrigerator is one of the appliances that consume more inside a house because it has to be 24-hour access 24, uninterruptedly, if you do not want to risk throwing the food inside.

For this reason, the best way to save is to purchase a refrigerator energy efficient which saves up to 40% more than the regular models.

The main rule, moreover, is not to open the doors of the refrigerator or freezer when it is not necessary because every time you open the door the temperature rises inside and then enters the compressor, which increased fuel consumption. 

The temperature inside the refrigerator must be 5 degrees, while in the freezer of -18, lower them further entails an unnecessary increase in consumption.

The freezer should be defrosted periodically, since the presence of ice or frost increases energy consumption.

 

The hob

The cooking surfaces are usually gas, a little trick to limit the consumption of gas when you cook food is to use the retina flame spreader that enables you to heat more evenly and therefore more rapid.

Recommended cooking basket that allows you to cook more than one dish at the same time using a single flame and then halving the consumption of gas.

 

The oven

The oven should be used as little as possible, since its operation requires a considerable consumption of energy. When you use it, you should cook more than one dish at the same time so as to make the most of.

Can be switched off a few minutes before the end of cooking using the heat inside. Avoid using the grill because it doubles the consumption of the appliance.

 

25/01/2013

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Source:

Italian version of ReteArchitetti.it

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