Is your kitchen an energy waster? Make it a super energy-efficient kitchen with these easy money- and energy-saving tips. Do you know about vampire power–the power many appliances and devices draw when switched off? Find out how you can cut that phantom power draw with a few small changes. Remember, saving energy doesn’t just save money, it helps the environment too!
Make Your Kitchen Energy Efficient
Save Money and Energy with these great tips.
– Let food cool before placing in the fridge; It takes extra energy to cool those dishes down.
– Don’t leave the fridge door open while figuring out what you want or need, allowing cold air to escape.
– Maintain your refrigerator door seals for a tight, energy-efficient fit.
– Don’t keep your refrigerator too cold. The recommended temperature for the main food compartment is 35- 38 degrees.
– Defrost refrigerator as recommended.
– Use the burner size that matches the size of the pot. Cover your pot or pan with a lid or tent with foil to cook more quickly.
– When boiling water, use the right amount; Don’t waste energy boiling extra.
– If cooking on an electric stove, turn off burner a few minutes before food is finished because the burner stays hot.
– If cooking on electric stove, turn off burner