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These days, everyone is looking for ways to reduce their energy consumption. This has as much to do with saving money as to do with saving the planet. However, we are creatures of comfort and the less comfort we have to give up (and the less effort we have to make) while we’re on our energy saving mission the better.


Dishwasher: How to Use in the Most Efficient Manner Possible Now we’re not going to tell you how to use your dishwasher. We may however, give you some guidance on how to do it properly. Nobody likes a bossy boots but when it comes down to your dishwasher (how to use efficiently) the following tips […]

How Much Does Your Washing Machine Cost to Run?

laundry washingFor those with large families whose washing machine tends to be put into action on a daily basis, it would be a good idea to know just how much energy this continual wash day cycle was using. That way, if the whole business proved to be a costly endeavour, they could really focus on making savings.

It’s difficult – but not impossible – to tell how much a washing machine costs to run. Thankfully the government is going to make it incredibly simple for some of us via a pilot scheme where manufacturers will have to tell the consumer exactly how much using their particular appliance will cost over a nine year period (the average washing machine’s lifespan).