Q's Daily DIY Green Tips: Refriger-wrong

One place not to put a refrigerator is next to a heat source.  Just a simple 10 degree F increase in temperature can result in an increase in energy consumption up to 20%.  Some common examples of heat sources that are the wrong place to put a refrigerator are an oven, dishwasher or even just in front of a window that lets in sunlight.  When laying out your kitchen, best find a cool place for your cold goods holder.

P Quentin Unsworth