- How much electricity does a freezer use? -

Apart from having a refrigerator, some people decides to also purchase a freezer to have some extra space where to store frozen foods. 

Of course, as any other house appliance, the electricity usage of that freezer needs to be taken in consideration. We need to know on how much will that freezer increase our electricity bill.

Freezer electricity usage

Electricity usage and cost calculator

To calculate the electricity usage and cost of a freezer it is very similar to calculate the electricity usage and cost of a refrigerator

If you have a freezer or you are planning to purchase one, you may want to do some homework in advance and find out it’s electricity consumption (kWh)

That it is information that should be available on the appliance ‘datasheet’ or ‘ specifications sheet’ that most probably it is available on line. As an example, have a look to this specifications sheet.

Searching for freezer datasheet

Once you have the electricity consumption, you can use the following calculator to find out the electricity cost.


Still, if you want to know the exact electricity usage of your freezer, your best option is to use a plug in power meter to measure the electricity consumption. 

For more details, have a look to this post that we have created to show you how to use a plug in power meter to measure your appliances and devices power consumption.

Plug in power meter electricity consumption

Additional information

Not everybody it is familiar with terms like Watts, Kilowatts or Kilowatt hours so if you would learn more about them, have a look to this video that we have prepared for you.

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If you are looking for saving electricity at home, have a look to this video where we provide some useful tips to reduce the electricity consumption and decrease the electricity bill.

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