Your house is full of appliances that all add up to your overall energy use. In fact larger household appliances account for around 31 per cent of the average household’s energy use. Energy efficient appliances will save energy and water, and save you money.
To ensure your appliances are energy efficient:
When buying an electric clothes dryer, choose a model with at least a 2-star energy rating.
When it's time to buy a new fridge or freezer, replace your old one with the most energy efficient model that will suit your household's needs.
Be a smart shopper and buy a TV that uses less energy and costs less to run.
Save on your water and energy bills by choosing a washing machine that is both water and energy efficient.
Getting advice on the best appliances has become much easier with the Smarter Choice Retail Program. The program will help you make better choices when buying new appliances, hardware and lighting.
Energy rating labels help you compare appliances so you can and choose the most energy and water efficient, and save money on running costs.
The Energy Rating Calculator and app allows you to calculate the energy consumption and running costs for an appliance before you buy it.
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