How to Choose Energy Efficient Washing Machine
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How to Choose Energy Efficient Washing Machine

It is noteworthy that energy efficient washing machine is not the only factor you need to consider when you want to buy a new washing machine. The washing machine is expensive appliance and choosing the right, energy efficient washing machine saves electricity, water and overall saves money throughout in its lifetime. In case of choosing improper, energy inefficient washing machine, have to bare skyrocket washing costs. Here we summarize some of tips for how to purchasing is purchased brand new energy efficient washing machine as well as how to use washing machine energy efficient manner.

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Choose front load washing machine

The front load washing machine uses roughly 50% less water compared to a top load washing machine. You can use low speed long wash cycles for better wash quality. Most of front load washing machine allows delay start functionality for soaking the clothes in detergent water gives you best wash quality in minimal expenditure.

Always buy 5 star BEE rating washing machine

BEE rating represents the energy efficiency of washing machine. BEE rating is calculated on the basis of how much annual energy it consumes by washing machine. The higher the star rating points to higher energy saving. 5 star washing machine saves more energy than 4 star, 3 star washing machines. Although, 5 star energy rating washing machines save a lot electricity, but they are expensive one. However, buying these expensive 5 star rated washing machine saves money throughout the it lifetime.

Size of of washing machine

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Always choose right and opt size washing machine depending on your washing needs and washing frequency. Choosing too large size washing machine use more electricity and water. Whereas choosing too small size washing machine makes you to wash clothes in multiple wash cycles. Overall, choosing too large or too small size makes your washing machine energy inefficient.

Look for fuzzy logic functionally

Fuzzy logic chooses best washing conditions such as amount of water, detergent and wash cycle duration depending on load of the clothes and fabric type. Fuzzy logic helps to take the required amount of water during washing.

Load washing machine optimally

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Always try load washing machine fully, optimally. It uses the same amount of energy even you underlined the clothes. Although, overload clothes makes high energy consumption and the worst thing is it does wear and tear and short machine lifespan.

Avoid using washing machine heater

However, hot water gives you better wash quality, but at the same time skyrockets your electricity bill. You can soak the clothes in detergent, clothes for a long time for better wash quality. In winter, try to wash clothes during afternoon time, when water has high temperature during a whole day.

Use the appropriate detergent and in precise quantity

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Choosing right detergent is very important to run washing machine energy efficiency. Using cheap, inefficient detergent may need multiple wash cycles makes you to excessive water and electricity. However, you are using the right detergent, but insufficient quantity of detergent for too many clothes degrades wash quality and might need to wash again, uses excessive water and electricity.

Drying clothes in sunlight

Drying the clothes in sunlight is the best way to save electricity and save earth from global warming. You can take out the clothes from washing machine after rinse the clothes and dry in the sunlight. Try to avoid washing machine, dryer during summer season.

List of best energy efficient washing machines

  • IFB 7 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine (Elite Aqua VX)
  • Samsung 6 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine (WF600BOBHWQ)
  • LG 6 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine (FH0B8NDL22)
  • LG 7 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine (FH296HDL24)
  • Electrolux 6 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine (EF60ERWH)
  • Panasonic 5.5 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine (NA-855MC1W01)

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