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Which setting on an Energy Miser saves energy?

We have a Kenmore upright freezer, model 20123.
It has an Energy Miser on it. I assume ON saves energy, since it is called an energy miser. However, on the ON side it says, Reduces Exterior Moisture and on the OFF side it says Saves Energy. Please clarify for me which setting, ON or OFF, will save energy.

Thank you very much.

Please note: our freezer is only 12 cu ft. The product listed in the "What product is it about? box was the closest match I could find. Mine is an older model.

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OFF is the Energy Saver mode.

To reduce moisture, there is a heater around the door seal that stays turned on, using energy. If you switch to ON, you use more energy.

It is confusing though.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

  • Mark Egan Jan 18, 2009

    No problem on the Model Number then.

    Operation of the Energy Miser switch is the same.


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