The 10 biggest energy consumers in households

September 4, 2017

Trying to save energy, but switching off the light switch just won’t make the difference?

 

 

Most households receive a shocking news once a year when the electricity bill makes its way to the mailboxes. Although the biggest energy consumers in households are in the kitchen and in the laundry room, our day-to-day behaviour has a further major impact on our electricity use. Therefore, it is important to have a look at the 10 biggest energy consumers in households:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. The Refrigerator

Refrigerators and deep-freezers are the biggest energy consumers in households. The reason is simple: They are turned on day and night without interruption. Especially empty compartments as well as malfunctioning sealing contribute to an even higher consumption, since the created cooling simply vanishes in the air.