5 Great Energy Efficient Washing Machines

5 Great Energy Efficient Washing Machines

Range Govindan
May 20, 2010

There are quite a few manufacturers touting their energy-efficient washing machines. It's sometimes hard to decide which one is best. Here you'll find 5 distinctive washing machines, suited for all budgets, that cut down on costs by saving detergent, water, and electricity.

1. Miele LiquidWash
The big advantage of using the Miele LiquidWash is that it cuts detergent use by 30%. The 1949 WPS LiquidWash has an automatic dispenser, so always the right amount of liquid detergent is used. It's got an 'A' energy efficiency rating, on even small loads. With a full load, this translates to 1.05kWh. [via Appliancist]

2. Gorenje WA60125
This Gorenje washing machine will also save about 20% of the detergent thanks to its UseLogic feature. This also include a bunch of sensors that monitor each load to ensure optimal energy efficiency.

3. Fisher & Paykel's EcoSmart
Fisher & Paykel's new EcoSmart machines use 22% of the energy and 58% of the water a conventional washer uses. This is due to its 1000-rpm spin cycle, which also saves a 30% on drying. They cost between $450-700.

4. The Small Clatronic Washing Machine
If you're trying to cut down on costs, then maybe instead of super-sizing your washing machine, you should do the opposite. This small washing machine gets the job done. It's small size cuts down on water and electricity use. On top of that, it's cheap. It sells for $60.

5. GE Profile 4.2 IEC
This luxurious washing machine from GE can store 6 months worth of laundry detergent and dispense it at the right time during the laundry cycle. This is a smart washing machine since it can sense how much laundry is inside of it and choose the correct program. It costs $1499.

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