Up front costs are certainly a consideration, but refrigerator back end costs can be significant, considering its rank as top energy consumer in your home, as we noted previously.
Make sure you get an Energy Star compliant fridge, and look for potential utility rebates. These appliances do Federal standards 20% better. If your current refrigerator is no longer a teenager, look to replace it with a new more efficient model.
Whirlpool ED5GHEXNQ 25.3 Cu. Ft. Side-By-Side
Matag MSD2650HEB 26 Cu. Ft. Side-By-Side
Avanti RM901W 8.8 Cu. Ft. Single Door Apartment Size
Frigidaire FRT8S6ESK 18.2 Cu. Ft. Top-Freezer
Amana ABB1921DEW 18.5 Cu. Ft. Easy Reach Bottom-Freezer