Front-load washers have long been used in commercial laundry centers and for large volumes of wash. As the front-loaders make their way into homes, the word is that the benefits are far reaching: they hold more, require less water and therefore less heating. posted originally from: AT:Chicago
These energy savers are also known for keeping your clothes looking good longer, and the washers themselves come in pretty stylish guises. Right, a Frigidaire model in glacier blue ($999). Read more info from Eartheasy on front load washers here. More on Frigidaire laundry here.