Category Archives: energy

Ipad vs Laptop

I just got this new Ipad 2 a few weeks back. My laptop is on it’s last leg since the hinge is broken and the display screen is about ready to fall off. It took some getting used to ’cause … Continue reading

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RV refrigerator (Energy Hog!) Test Results.

Boy! These RV frig’s are not very frugal with energy. RM-2611 energy usage test results: time on station: 102 hours energy rate: $0.15 per KWHR control panel setting: 2 (medium low) power used: 16 KWHR est cost for 102 hour … Continue reading

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Electrical Tests on Quiet Refrigerator.

Startup refrigerator. Let run for about 2.5 hours. Check ref temp: 42 deg F. Check freezer temp: 15 deg F. Check 12 volt current draw when refer is on 120vAC and calling for cooling: 0.125 A Check 12 volt current … Continue reading

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Quiet Refrigerator Startup

I had to go up to Allentown to look at this fridge. It was all rebuilt and nice condition so I went ahead and bought it and hauled it home. I had to let it stand for a day cause … Continue reading

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Quiet Refrigerator vs. Old Mini Fridge

I bought a test meter that tracks electrical equipment power usage (watt*hour meter). They have these at Home Depot for a few tens of bucks. Boy! You have to love the cheap and plentiful computer chip gadgets they have today. … Continue reading

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