It’s important that we have the fridge temperature withing a strict set range. Having your fridge thermostat control just set at random, or what you feel is right can be wasteful. According to Which? even using recommended settings by the manufacturer doesn’t always assure the correct temperature. If the temperature is too cold, it’s wasting... continue reading.
Archive of articles about white goods appliances tagged with "environment"
Any of my varied articles about white goods appliances that can be linked with environmental concerns or tips is tagged with "environment" and archived here.
Plumbing “misconnections” occur in various places around the house which can cause river pollution and contribute to flash flooding. However, my concern is focussed on washing machines and dishwashers. It surprised me, and may surprise you to learn that any one of us could be inadvertently contributing to damaging the environment. If someone connects, or... continue reading.
I have an important message about misconnected appliances (washing machines and dishwashers) contributing to damaging the environment and how any one of us could be unwittingly part of the problem. This is part 2 where I describe my own experience of finding out I was “misconnected”, which will help you understand the issue more too.... continue reading.
Connecting a washing machine or dishwasher properly By “how to connect properly” I mean legally, and without damaging the environment. There is a big problem with washing machines and dishwashers being connected to the wrong drainage systems which is polluting our rivers and streams. This is part 3 of my articles on the subject containing... continue reading.
How much value do the eco labels have? If you only compare washing machines using these labels you may make a poor choice. When first introduced, the eco labels were an eye opener and showed up big differences in performance and energy usage between various makes of washing machine. However, after being in operation for... continue reading.
Part 4 of my in depth look at what all the different ratings on washing machine eco labels mean (Links to the other parts at the bottom of this article). This article covers the last three sections on the labels, spin drying performance, water consumption & Noise levels. Spin drying performance Again this is an... continue reading.