Clothes Washer

NTPC_PowerWiseOwl_blue Energy Saving Tips

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  • Wash your clothes in cold or warm water. A whopping 85 to 90 per cent of energy used by washing machines is for heating the water. Hot water also shrinks and fades your clothes, wearing them out more quickly.

  • Run full loads whenever possible but don’t overload the machine.

  • Always use cold water for the RINSE cycle. Using warm or hot water for the RINSE cycle will not get your clothes any cleaner.

Save Even More

  • Invest a little more for an ENERGY STAR® qualified clothes washer. They use 35 to 50 per cent less water and 50 per cent less energy per load than the average clothes washer. Not only will you save money but you will help protect the NWT’s water supply.

Knowledge is Power
You can make little changes to your lifestyle to save big on your power bills.
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