Tag: energy saving

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Make Appliances Last for the Environment’s Sake

Appliance Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

Rapid technological advancement has many benefits, but there are also disadvantages to our unquenchable material thirst. The negative environmental impact, for example, is a major cause of concern. In an effort to reverse the damage, the German Environment Agency (UBA) has recommended a minimum lifespan for electrical appliances. The UBA has also recommended consumers make more […] Read More

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Are Solar-Powered Fridges Viable?

Appliance Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

That’s a tricky question and the answer is mostly yes. Solar-powered fridges have great practical value in poverty stricken areas or rural areas where electricity is in short supply. They can also be practical when the demands aren’t terribly high, such as when you go away for a weekend camping trip and you have a […] Read More

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Washing Machine Energy Ratings

Appliance Insurance Articles Posted on by Richard Hannan

In 2014, washing machine energy ratings in the UK were revamped. The new ratings go from A+++ (most efficient) to A (least efficient). It’s worth noting, however, that some older washing machine model that are on the market still carry the old EU ratings, which go from A+++ (most efficient)  to D (least efficient). The […] Read More