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Purchasing New Appliances – Tips and Links to Resources

Tips: Kitchen Appliances: http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/tips-kitchen-appliances
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Tips: Shopping for Appliances – http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/tips-shopping-appliances

Estimating Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use: – http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/estimating-appliance-and-home-electronic-energy-use
Your home’s refrigerator is an important piece of equipment for your family. It is the only appliance that operates 24 hours a day, making it a significant user of electricity. It is also the base of your food storage. Storing foods at the proper temperature is the key to avoiding foodborne illnesses, sometimes called “food poisoning.” There are several things you can do to keep your energy use down and keeping your food and ultimately your family safe. – http://www.fcs.uga.edu/ext/pubs/hace/HACE-E-82-4.pdf

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