Does an old chest freezer use a lot of electricity?
In respect to this, how much electricity does an old chest freezer use?
A chest freezer sized below 16.5 cubic feet costs $53 per year, using a total of 404 kilowatt-hours per year, or 34 kilowatt-hours per month. When you divide $53 by 12, your monthly costs equate to a little more than $4 per month.
Subsequently, question is, how much does it cost to run an old upright freezer? It costs us about $75 a year to run the upright freezer. A newer, more efficient model would no doubt cost even less to operate.
Also to know is, how much does it cost to run an old freezer?
The calculator says your old clunker costs $246 a year to run, but an Energy Star qualified fridge costs just $45 a year to run. That's $201 cheaper per year! If you are running a second freezer, you could unplug it and save $174 a year. (That's for a 19-21 cubic foot freezer made before 1980.)
Are deep freezers worth it?
According to our research, the life span of a new deep freezer averages eight years. So, factoring in our cost per year, the cost of owning and maintaining the deep freeze is about $130 per year, or about $11 a month.