Since writing this article energy ratings have moved from A+ to A++ and even A+++ but I don’t expect this to affect the principle of the points made here. In fact I would expect the difference between an A++ and A+++ to be even less than the differences described in the article for A and... continue reading.
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Here are five pieces of advice for anyone buying a new appliance. As an engineer with over 30 years in the trade I give serious consideration to how easy it will be to get repaired, and to the quality of aftersales service and spare parts costs. I also attach great importance to the quality of... continue reading.
This subject is relevant to white goods because it’s now used as a well established marketing tool employed by all manufacturers and it shapes how many of our household appliances are designed and marketed. Although I haven’t written a direct article on this topic before I’ve long since been a sceptic about man-made climate change... continue reading.
I can’t help thinking, if my fridge or washing machine is working perfectly okay won’t it damage the environment more to throw it away than to keep using it?... continue reading.
White Knight releases 7kg carbon friendly gas tumble dryer I’ve received a press release regarding White Knight’s 7kg “carbon friendly” gas tumble dryer. White Knight are owned by Crosslee and have specialised in tumble dryers for many years. They usually make budget priced but decent tumble dryers. This product is of interest because it claims... continue reading.
Here’s an environmentally friendly tip to save on fabric softener (conditioner) when tumble drying. If you are putting a load of washing into the washing machine and you know you will be drying it in the tumble dryer, do you still use fabric softener? We always have done, but tumble drying naturally softens the fabrics... continue reading.