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Get a fridge thermometer

Fridge temperature recommendations and other efficiency tips

Not sure what temperature your fridge is set at? Get a fridge thermometer to take the guess-work out of this important appliance. Make sure the temperature inside your fridge is between 2°C and 3°C (35.5°F to 37.5°F) and the temperature in your freezer is set between -15° and -18°C (5°F to 0°F).

Watch Dave's DIY video to learn about other ways to check and manage the efficiency of your refrigerator.

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* This tool is for illustrative purposes. BC Hydro cannot guarantee the exact cost amounts, actual savings, or the rates for energy sources referenced in the application. This is meant to supplement, not to replace, individual research when considering the purchase of household appliances or lighting.