1.5.24 Repair refrigerator door seals

1.5.24 Repair refrigerator door seals

Description

If the door of the refrigerator is not sealed properly, cold air will escape and warm air will enter into the cabinet, rising the temperature inside the fridge.

Benefits

  • Reduce electricity consumption because the fridge’s cabinet does not let escape cool from inside

  • Extend the lifespan of refrigerator

  • The seal can be installed easily

Limitations

  • It could be difficult to find the gasket which properly fits with the refrigerator

Economic assessment

The cost of the seal is approximately 50€ and its installation can be self-made.

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CHARACTERIZATION

Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices


Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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