The Taylor Commercial 1448 is part of the Refrigerator thermometer
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Refrigerator thermometer
models like the Commercial 1448 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Temperature accuracy: To test for accuracy, we took multiple readings with each of the tested thermometers and compared them with readings from a calibrated thermometer. The readings were averaged and scored.
Reading stability: Indicates how quickly the thermometers responded to temperature changes.
Readability: Indicates how easy it was to read the thermometer.