Energy Usage In The Kitchen

The refrigerator is one of the biggest energy consuming appliance in the home — automatically making the kitchen the biggest energy consumer in the house. The key to saving energy and saving more money from bills is to be in the know about the house — particularly the kitchen’s — energy consumption.

A closed fridge could consume 1 kilowatt in 24 hours. Consistent use of microwaves to heat meals could cost about 1 kilowatthour for 12 uses in a day. More details in the Halcyon Interiors-sponsored infographic.

Infographic Downloads Up 525% According to Shutterstock

ShutterStock, the image and vector website have released the annual report into what was downloaded last year and what they predict will be big in 2013. It’s no surprise to learn that infographic downloads were up 525% for the year, plus general downloads of vectors and graphics rose dramatically as more companies use freelancers for their design work.

But enough spoilers already, here’s the data in it’s beautiful infographic form…

Thanks to the lovely people at Shutterstock for this infographic.