1.5.28 Cleaning of the backside of the fridge

1.5.28 Cleaning of the backside of the fridge


It is necessary to clean the backside of the fridge once a year because a lot of dust is accumulated behind the fridge on the condenser coil, causing inefficiently operation.


  • Reduce electricity consumption

  • Extend the lifespan of the fridge

  • It is easy and rapid to realize


  • It is necessary to keep care of the coil during the cleaning to avoid damage it

  • The fridge shall be unplugged

Economic assessment

The cost is zero and it reduces energy cost.

References and best practices

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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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