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It’s Time to Flip Your Fridge with ENERGY STAR!!

It’s spring time. A time to renew and refresh. While you’re busying yourself with spring cleaning and DIY projects, consider how you can save energy and money when you Flip Your Fridge with ENERGY STAR!

Did You Know?

Refrigerators 15 years or older use twice as much energy as a new ENERGY STAR certified refrigerator.

Why not recycle that old, energy wasting refrigerator and replace it with a new ENERGY STAR model? You can save as much as $260 over the next five years and reduce your carbon footprint by 8,200 pounds! Get a personalized savings estimate with the ENERGY STAR Savings Calculator.

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New ENERGY STAR certified refrigerators come in a variety of styles – from side by side and French door, to bottom freezer and four door – whatever meets your needs and matches your kitchen décor.

ENERGY STAR Certification mark

With so many options to choose from, there are many features to consider when purchasing a new refrigerator. Start by looking for the ENERGY STAR label! ENERGY STAR is the simple choice for saving energy, saving money and helping to protect the climate. Visit the ENERGY STAR Product Finder to compare features among energy efficient refrigerator models and optimize your purchase. Still have questions? Check out our tips for “What to Consider When Buying a Refrigerator.”

Also, check out what Rachel Ray has to say about ENERGY STAR and protecting the climate in a special Earth Day segment of The Rachel Ray Show.

Properly recycling your old refrigerator prevents the release of refrigerants and foams that contribute to climate change.

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It’s better for you and the environment to replace your old refrigerator than to hang on to it. Not only will you benefit from the features a new ENERGY STAR refrigerator offers, you could cut your energy costs and environmental impact in half. By replacing and properly recycling your old refrigerator, you can prevent an extra 10,000 pounds of carbon pollution! Learn more.

Find out how you can save even more with product and recycling rebates from participating utilities. Also, visit the ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder for a complete list of offers.