Energy efficient washer can be self-financing

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

So great are the claims of energy and water savings made by the latest range of Electrolux washer-extractors, that the company says improvements in quality and efficiency can be self-financing for many care homes. “The lifetime costs of water and energy can be higher than the capital costs of the equipment, so reducing the consumption has a major impact on the overall costs of a home¹s laundry operation,” says Electrolux. The W375N normal spin washer is the latest Electrolux Laundry Systems model at the widely-used 7.5kg size. This is said to use 39 per cent less water than older models and Electrolux says that, based on conservative average figures, this delivers a saving of around 9p per load. Energy consumption is said to be cut by 66 per cent, saving a further 4p per load. “For most home owners, these savings will amount to several hundred pounds a year, and it may even be economic to replace existing equipment that is still operating effectively,” says the company. “Electrolux Laundry Systems provide a

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