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    Chest Freezer -Power consumption & cost to run
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    • 24th Jul 08, 9:40 AM
    Chest Freezer -Power consumption & cost to run 24th Jul 08 at 9:40 AM
    Anyone know power consumption & cost to run to expect for a large chest freezer (6ft x 2ft6" x 2ft6" approx).

    I have a large 30+ year old upright chest freezer.
    (probably not as efficient as new ones, but it has lasted all these years considering new hi-tech appliances don't always last)

    It seems to be running all the time, that is I can hear the compressor running all the time.

    Ice builds up a little at top of freezer where the I think the seal is not perfect.

    I have only just thought of this, but the electric cost/power consumption in the house is quite high, considering only 1 person there, they switch of lights & they are working a lot.

    Have just realised that this freezer may be burning money !!

    I have plug-in power meter, so will check power consumption soon.

    But what general power consumption & cost to run (per month/year) would people expect for a large freezer running normally ??

    Last edited by peter999; 24-07-2008 at 9:51 AM.
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