Smarter Choice retail program

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Choose energy efficient appliances

Smarter Choice logoEnergy efficient appliances will save you money over the lifetime of the appliance compared to standard models, reducing your household bills and helping the environment. The Smarter Choice retail program exists to help you make better choices when buying new appliances, hardware and lighting.

Product, hardware and lighting

The program has information available in over 400 partnering stores to help you compare the running costs and environmental performance of the appliances, hardware and lighting you are looking to buy, including:

Trained retail sales staff that can advise you about the water and energy efficiency of the appliances available in store, as well as how to correctly dispose of your old appliances.

Participating retailers

Visit your nearest retailer to take your next step towards being a more energy efficient household.


Examples of energy and water rating labels

Energy and water ratings

Energy rating labels help you compare appliances so you can and choose the most energy and water efficient, and save money on running costs.

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Energy rating label

Energy rating calculator

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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