Database for Refrigerator Models and their Energy Ratings

Many people haven't a clue how much energy their refrigerator or freezer is using every hour of every day of every year. Here is a little help.

July 01, 2001

Many people haven't a clue how much energy their refrigerator or freezer is using every hour of every day of every year. Here is a little help.

Below you can discover the energy rating of many refrigerators and freezers produced for the American consumer market. To search this database, choose "Refrigerator" or "Freezer" and a brand name from the pull-down list. Then type in a model number, and click on the "Search" button below. The list will give the matching model numbers, its size, the year of manufacture, and the energy rating. Of course not all models can be included. The database generally includes models that are at least 12 cubic feet but not more than 26 cubic feet in size.

Appliance Type:

Appliance Brand:

When typing in the model number of the refrigerator or freezer, use only capital letters. If you are not sure of a letter or number of the model, use an asterick (*) as a wildcard for the character. If the model number begins with a plus sign (+), leave that character off.


Model Number:

Note: you will be sent to an off-site link

How can you tell the model number? Check the nameplate. The nameplate usually is inside the food storage compartment or near the floor on the front frame.

Special thanks to the Wisconsin Division of Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization program for making this database possible. Their generousity will enable many people to identify cost-effective actions that will reduce energy use and unnecessary pollution to the benefit of everyone on the planet.

For additional information, contact James Cavallo, Ph.D., Principal, Kouba-Cavallo Associates, Inc. at 630 971-2016 or send e-mail to

This page was last updated on April 27, 2006.

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