New Zanussi fridge and freezers are '20% more efficient'Matching fridge and freezer for style and savings

07 April 2011

Zanussi ZRA637W01 fridge

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The latest collection of fridges and freezers from Zanussi are 20% more efficient than similar-capacity rivals, according to the company.

Zanussi is introducing a new coordinating fridge and freezer in April that have an A+ energy label. Zanussi claims this makes them 20% more energy efficient than comparable A-rated products. 

The new models are the Zanussi ZFU628W01 freezer which is expected to sell at £359 and the matching Zanussi ZRA637CW01 fridge which will cost £339.

Which? fridge and freezer reviews

Which? refrigeration expert Carole Shepherdson says: 'Refrigeration products are one of the biggest users of energy in your home, so we welcome a move towards more energy-efficient appliances.

'But our lab test reviews of 55 freezers, 91 fridges and 164 fridge freezers reveal that an A+ energy label is no guarantee that the product will be a Best Buy.'

For more guidance on the products Which? has tested that pair top-performance with energy efficiency that will shave pounds of your energy bills, check out our reviews of the best energy-saving appliances.

New freezer ‘reduces frost build up by 80%’

Zanussi is also releasing the ZFC623WAL chest freezer which has been developed to reduce frost build up by 80%. The company conducted research that found the ability to preserve food for longer was the most important feature shoppers look for.

Zanussi claims that the slower build up of ice means ‘food stays separate for longer and food labels can be read more easily’.

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