grey box

What are the spots?carbon dioxide emissionsfuel costs They show the relative Cost Savings and Reduced CO2 emissions.

Money
Saving
Tips
 Energy 
Savings 
Each Year
 Money
Savings
Each Year
 CO2
Savings
Each Year
 Comments
dishwasher energy saving tips Dishwashers
Read More
30kWh -
90kWh
£4.62 -
£13.86

circle
11.01kg -
33.03kg
circle

Run the machine full and less often

boil less water in kettle energy saving tips Boiling Water
Read More
82kWh -
164kWh
£12.628 -
£25.256

circle
30.09kg -
60.19kg
circle

Boil only what you need. Savings depend on how much tea you drink!

fridge freezer energy saving tips Fridge Freezers
Read More
50kWh -
400kWh
£7.7 -
£61.6

circle
18.35kg -
146.8kg
circle

Fridge maintenance. Savings depend on size, age and rating

dmoney saving tips tumble drying Tumble Dryers
Read More
90kWh -
350kWh
£13.86 -
£53.9

circle
33.03kg -
128.45kg
circle

Operate Less often, clean filters, part dry clothes?

differnce in cost of shallow or deep bath Baths
Read More
700kWh -
1400kWh
£30.1 -
£215.6

circle
147kg -
513.8kg
circle

Have shallower baths and consider how you heat water

change energy supplier to save money Change Supplier
Read More
0kWh -
0kWh
£0 -
£500

circle
0 -
0
circle

save money and have a beerSwitch! This is the single simplest way of saving money. This is equivalent to 100 pints of beer!

shower or power shower which is cheaper Shower of Power Shower
Read More
120kWh -
1100kWh
£18.48 -
£242

circle
25.2kg -
403.7kg
circle

Aviod immersion heated power showers

save money and energy with good loft insulation Install Loft Insulation
Read More
3000kWh -
3750kWh
£129 -
£161.25

circle
630kg -
787.5kg
circle

Modern loft insulation in a 3 bed semi - these numbers are for Gas, savings are greater for other fuels

save money and energy with good loft insulation Improve Loft Insulation
Read More
1000kWh -
1500kWh
£43 -
£64.5

circle
210kg -
315kg
circle

Modern loft insulation in a 3 bed semi - these numbers are for Gas, savings are greater for other fuels

This table is under construction there are more tips here.

Please use comments below or
twitter to ask a question.

Washing Machines

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 October 2017 10:31





washing machine
custom line

Washing Machines

How much does it cost to run a washing Machine?

For washing machines the energy efficiency scale is calculated using a cotton cycle at 60°C (140°F) with a maximum declared load. This load is typically 6 kg. The energy efficiency index is in kWh per kilogramme of washing.

With advances in energy efficiency nearly all washing machines are now A rated and so A+ and A++ ratings have been introduced. So is it worth basing a purchasing decision on the energy rating? In the table below are some examples of the annual running costs of 3 different washing machines rated A, A+ and A++.An A++ machine saves approximately 4pence per wash or £ 10 per year over an A rated machine. This difference is pretty small, especially if the A++ rated machine costs £ 100 more! Also reliability and longevity need to be taken into account. The running costs of a machine are not just energy consumption, it includes repairs and how long it lasts before it has to be replaced.

The annual running costs are based on a single wash each day
Energy rating Energy consumption kWh/cycle Cost per wash (Carbon Dioxide Emissions) Cost per year (Carbon Dioxide Emissions)
A 1.52 £0.234 (0.6kg) £85.498 (203.8kg)
A+ 1.36 £0.209 (0.5kg) £76.498 (182.3kg)
A++ 1.2 £0.185 (0.4kg) £67.498 (160.9kg)

Because the energy cost differences are so small; it should not be used as the basis for a buying decision. The number one priority should be to buy a good quality reliable machine that fits your budget. A washing machine that breaks down regularly, requires expensive spare parts and needs replacing far too soon is bad for your wallet and the environment, even if it is A+ rated.

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Comments   

 
0 # MrsJ Hendry 2015-05-05 18:12
Can you give me any data on the energy use of washing machines using different washing temperatures e.g. 30,40, 50, 60oC?
Reply | Reply with quote | Quote
 
 
-1 # Washing energy @ 30°-40°-60°CGuido Tonini 2015-05-16 19:32
Yes, search for the (online) thesis on washing machines by Emir Lasic, University of Bonn. He tested nine machines on the market, ranging from 5kg to 11kg max load. For each of them the electric energy consumption was registered for washes at 30°, 40°, 60°C and for full, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4 (and empty) drum filling. Sinthesis and raw data are in the thesis.
Reply | Reply with quote | Quote
 
 
+1 # microwave ovenRichard 2011-12-20 20:24
Hi Patrick. can you be more specific. i.e. is it data about microwave ovens you are after or is it habits in the use of them in a single person flat?CheersRich ard
Reply | Reply with quote | Quote
 
 
+1 # microwave consumptionP.L.Fisher 2011-12-19 18:27
I am trying to work out the average annual electricity consumption in a single person flat, excluding space heating. I wonder if you have any figures for microwave ovens?ThanksPat rick Fisher
Reply | Reply with quote | Quote
 
 

About

Contact Us
About Us
Sitemap
Conditions of use and Copyright
Cookie Policy
test category
test section


Copyright © 2017 confusedaboutenery.co.uk
All Rights Reserved