Better to have an energy-saving washing machine-than an electricity bill that washes away your savings. An average washing machine washes around 5oo kg** of washing a year. With volumes like these, it's particularly important to use a modern and energy-efficient washing machine. In comparison, new machines are significantly better than the old machines: They use 63 % less energy and even 31% less water. And dryers are no longer the power consumers they used to be. The newest energy-efficient dryers help you to save up to 72% energy!
* Energy and Water savings calculated from 2013 reference figures.
With following tips you can save even more:
» Wash with the special programmes designed for specific fabrics or soiling levels. These are optimised for the most economical use of energy and the best washing results.
» Use modern automatic load sensor . Whether 1 or 8 kg of washing, your machine sets the optimum combination of resources for a perfect wash.
» The programme labelled "Eco Wash" the ideal programme for your hot washing needs – for a perfect wash and particularly low energy consumption. Generally, the following rules apply: the less soiled your washing, the lower the temperature you need.
» Always set the highest speed for spin drying. You can save a lot of time and energy in the drying phase.
» Don't forget to clean the lint filter regularly – a full filter lengthens the drying time.