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Energy Efficient Appliances

Aug 18, 2007
Buying a new refrigerator or dishwasher does not ask for settling for a lower priced model thinking that you are saving money. By opting for such cheaper models actually you may be ending up by spending more money in the long run instead of saving. Read on the following to find out why it is so.

There are three basic costs involved in owning a home appliance. The initial price paid on purchase of an appliance, cost of maintenance including parts and repairs, and operating cost like energy consumption.

While planning for a kitchen appliance one has to take all these three components in to calculation. Most of the lower priced models are not energy savers and are bound to involve more expenditure on maintenance as well as operating costs. On the other hand quality kitchen appliances manufactured by reputed manufacturers are more energy efficient. These appliances may cost slightly higher than their lower counterparts, but save you lot of money in your utility bills.

Many kitchen appliances like refrigerators, dishwashers have longer life span ranging from 10 to 20 years. But going for an energy saving model you will be saving money on energy bills year after year during the entire life span of the appliance resulting a substantial saving.

Ensuring the product has manufacturing label on the kitchen appliances is advisable as it indicates the capacity of the model, the energy consumption and efficiency, the features and the warranty. These details help us in future calculations.

Appliances that highlight energy star logo, remarkably turns to be an energy efficient appliance. Reading the label as well as comparing the energy use and calculating the differences arrived upon, proves to be the right way of acquiring energy efficient kitchen appliances.

Energy efficient kitchen appliances are eco friendly as they complete their task in lesser time with sufficient energy and diminishes the air pollution thus assisting in conserving the natural resources.

As the markets are flooded with home appliances, there is an extensive range of appliances that appear to be similar but vary distinctly in the output of energy levels. The features that enhance the energy efficiency are obvious by taking a look at the electricity bill. Manufacturers are expected to produce goods keeping into accordance with the tests and energy efficiency.

Simple stratagem followed before acquiring kitchen appliances are purchasing a kitchen appliance that are compatible to your requirements, awareness regarding the products, its features and benefits, how energy efficient is the appliance, and the price.

Energy can be efficient by following few tips like defrosting the freezer regularly, using pots with lids so that it is cooked quickly thus saving the energy, matching the water level as well as the temperature in a washer and filling enough clothes ensures perfect and energy efficient washing.
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