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What is the most energy-efficient freezer?

We talked about freezers at large in recent past and had a better understanding of different aspects of freezing line. We had a better understanding of DC inverter and other technological freezers for the industries, and so on, with other technologies what is most efficient, is what we’re going to talk about here. Let’s have a clear picture of what type of freezers are most efficient.

You might have listened about the chest freezers and had come across the opinions that chest freezers are one of the most efficient freezers in the world. Did you think why that is?

Let’s understand what the reason behind all this is. Briefly saying, the most efficient chest freezers include AC-powered chest freezers by Whirlpool; which consume lesser amount of electricity as compared to their rivals; and are sustainable with the preservation of cooling, and the most efficient DC-powered freezer are by Sundanzer; which are way more energy efficient the those AC-powered freezers as they consume very less energy and preserve cooling for long.

Energy-efficient freezers

If we go on for researching energy-efficient freezers, there is a better way to go through the recommendations of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). They are actively continuing to publish helpful information about all sorts of appliances, including freezers. Like we already know, the most efficient type of freezer is the chest freezer. The reason behind is that a chest freezer opens from the top, and the heavier air which is cold air does not escape easily or out of the chest freezer. Moreover, the weight of the lid also helps to seal chest freezers tightly, so, preserving the cold most-efficiently. Therefore, Chest freezers are 10 to 25 percent more efficient than upright freezers.

The industry experts suggest some tips before making a decision of purchase of energy-efficient freezer. The first thing to look for is measuring the space for the fridge. The idea is to leave at least a 1-inch clearance around the freezing unit for adequate airflow and adequate opening or closing of the lid. Don’t forget to assess clearly that how much space the door needs to open keeping in mind the adjacent walls, cabinets and appliances.


The next thing to assess before opting for the purchase is considering your requirements, and getting the right size. But before all this, you need to know the standard size of a freezers in cubic feet. Freezers come in different sizes, but the most energy-efficient freezers are usually 16-20 cubic feet.

Another tip to look for while buying a freezer is that it has an “energy saver” switch. This will turn down or off the heating coils so as to prevent condensation. This will enable the better control of anti-sweat heaters, so that you can lower your freezer energy costs by 5-10 percent.

ENERGY STAR®-certified freezer

Another tip is to look for consider an ENERGY STAR®-certified freezer. This will happen when you turn you search of energy-efficient freezer with a tag of ENERGY STAR® freezers. These models are usually designed to exceed general appliance efficiency standards and often qualify for rebates. The last thing is to compare for the actual energy use number on Energy Guide labels so that you can have a better idea about the most efficient freezer.