Monday 14 May 2007 2.33pm
Having a fridge right next to a cooker will cause some heat to transfer between the cooker and the fridge (by conduction and radiation
The problem here is stray heat from your cooker reducing the efficiency of your fridge.
Most modern cookers have a layer of aluminium foil type stuff to keep heat in - and most modern fridges have a foam like layer to keep heat out.
As long as you make sure your appliances are not physically touching and follow the energy saving tips
here, you should be OK