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Appliance Model Listings and Engery Savings

Appliance Model Listings and Engery Savings

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Appliance and energy Savings Guide
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Appliance Model Listingsand Energy-Saving TipsListes des modèles d’appareilset conseils pour économiser delénergie
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Refrigerators
Fortunately,today’s refrigerators are much better energyperformers than older models.Superior design,more efficientcompressors and better insulation and door seals all help improveenergy efficiency.
ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerators
The best energy performers are ENERGY STAR qualifiedrefrigerators,which are indicated by a star (
#
)in the right-handcolumn of this directory.ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerators are available in everycategory – including all sizes of standard and compact models –refrigerators with manual and partial automatic defrost,andall-refrigerators.*TobeENERGY STAR qualified,standard-size refrigerators mustexceed Government of Canada minimum regulated energyefficiency levels by at least 15 percent.Compact refrigerators mustachieve energy efficiency levels that are at least 20 percent higherthan the minimum regulated standard in Canada.
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Average annual energy consumptionof new refrigerators (in kWh/year)
19841990199719992004Refrigerators------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Top-mounted 14571044664664465(16.5–18.4 cu.ft.)ENERGY STAR qualified411
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*The term “all-refrigerators”refers to models that have no freezer compartment.
 
Refrigerator categories
Refrigerators are available in various sizes and with a variety of features,all of which affect energy consumption.That is why theEnerGuide label shows refrigerators according to type and size,enabling you to compare the energy consumption of similarmodels.Refer to the chart that follows for more information.For this directory,refrigerators are listed according to threecategories.
Refrigerators with automatic defrost
This category includes standard-size refrigerators,refrigerator-freezers and all-refrigerators* that feature automatic defrost(Types 3 to 7 on the EnerGuide label).
Refrigeratorswithout automatic defrost
This category includes standard-size refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers that do not feature automatic defrost (Types 1 and 2 onthe EnerGuide label).
Compact refrigerators
This category includes all compact refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers (Types 11 to 15 on the EnerGuide label).These applianceshave total refrigerated volumes of less than 219.5 L (7.75 cu.ft.)and overall heights of less than 91.4 cm (36 in.).
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*The term “all-refrigerators”refers to models that have no freezer compartment.

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