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HOW TO KEEP YOUR KITCHEN COOL

Replace all lighting in the kitchen with LED light bulbs which use less energy and create less


  • Use pressure cookers or microwave ovens instead of the stove. They will save energy and reduce cooking time.

  • If you do use the oven, try to cook several items at the same time. Also, don't open the door to peek in; opening the door can lower the temperature inside up to 25 degrees.

  • Only run a full dishwasher but be sure it's not overloaded.

  • Let your dishes air dry. There should be an automatic air-dry option but if not, then turn off the dishwasher after the final rinse and open the door to let the moisture escape.

  • Allow foods to partially cool before putting them in the refrigerator since it takes more energy to cool hot food.


Referenced from Pacific Power





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