Save Energy in Winter with Frozen Water Bottles

Reduce the electrical load of your refrigerator during cold months by implementing this clever tip.

Ice Bottles in Fridge

Help your refrigerator stay cool by placing frozen water bottles in the back.

Photo by Tom Preble

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To save energy in winter, we freeze nearly full water bottles by placing them outside.

We then place the frozen bottles inside our fridge behind our food, and, as a result, the refrigerator doesn’t have to work as hard to stay cool.

Tom Preble
Peyton, Colorado