Energy Use of Common Dorm Room Appliances. Product. Active. (*watts*). (*watts**fridge* – 1.7 cu ft (cube size) 5. 30 n/a n/a. Standard *fridge* – 4.5 cu ft .

Find the voltage and amperage of the refrigerator; for instance, you may see "115 V" and "6.5 amps." Multiplying these two numbers tells you how many watts your refrigerator uses — in this case, 747.5 watts. Smaller refrigerators typically use about 350 watts, while larger models use as much as *780 watts*.

The *fridge* will draw about 60-80 *watts* but not run all the time as it. . Unless you need the portability, you could put together a *much* more .

A *compact refrigerator*, often referred to as a *mini fridge*, is commonly used for extra food cooling in home bars, kids' or bonus rooms, home offices and dorm .