How to save energy Installation site Normal energy consumption Increased energy consumption In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated room. Protected from direct sunlight. In direct sunlight. Not near to a heat source (radiator, oven). Near to a heat source (radiator, oven). Where the ideal ambient room Where there is a high temperature is approx. 20°C. ambient temperature. Ventilation gaps uncovered and dusted regularly. Ventilation gaps covered or dusty. Compressor and metal grille Dust build-up on the (heat exchanger) dusted at compressor and metal grille least once a year. (heat exchanger). With a medium setting of 2 Temperature to 3. setting with a thermostat which is approximate (set in stages). Temperature setting with a thermostat which is exact to the degree (digital display). Cellar section 8 to 12 °C Refrigerator section 4 to 5 °C PerfectFresh zone just above 0 °C Freezer section -18 °C Wine storage section 10 to 12 °C 12 With a higher setting: the lower the temperature in the compartment, the higher the energy consumption. On appliances with winter setting, please make sure that the winter setting is switched off when the ambient temperature is warmer than 18°C.