1.5.40 Disconnect the fridge in case it is not working for long times

1.5.40 Disconnect the fridge in case it is not working for long times

Description

Disconnect the fridge if it is not going to be used for long periods, e.g. during holiday.

Benefits

  • Significant electricity savings during the period of switching off

  • Reduction of electricity bills

  • The performance of the fridge after the shutting down will be improved

Limitations

  • User acceptance

  • It will be necessary to defrost the fridge before turning it off

Economic assessment

The cost is zero.

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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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