When buying a refrigerator there are number of factors to take into consideration when selecting the right model. The first decision to make is to settle on an acceptable price range; this will limit your options. The second is to decide what kind of model you would like to settle for. Some of the most energy efficient fridges are top mounted fridges. It is also in this category that the most variety is found. Other options are bottom mounted and side by side models. Each of these has their advantages and disadvantages.
Fridges today are available in a number of finishes, plastic being the most common and stainless steel an alternative. Today fridges come with doors that open 180 degrees. This helps in loading large trays and pans into the fridge. It also helps if there is limited loading space around the fridge.