Based on standard U.S. Government tests Refrigerator-Freezers with Automatic Defrost with Bottom-Mounted Freezer without Through-The-Door Ice Service Capacity: 21.9 cubic feet Models: Maytag MBF2256HE* Compare the energy use of this Refrigerator with others before you buy. ENERGY STAR A symbol of energy efficiency This Model Uses 488 kWh/year Uses Least Energy The estimated annual energy consumption of this model was not available at the time this range was published. 511 Uses Most Energy 572 kWh/year (kilowatt-hours per year) is a measure of energy (electricity) use. Your utility company uses it to compute your bill. Only models with 20.5 to 22.4 cubic feet and above features are used in this scale. Refrigerators using more energy cost more to operate. This model's estimated yearly operating cost is: $40 Based on a 2001 U.S Government national average cost of 8.29¢ per kWh for electricity. Your actual operating cost will vary depending on your local utility rates and your use of the product.