I am a proud user of Energy Star appliances! Best Buy sells lots of Energy Star appliances and if shopping for a washer and dryer you should look for that star! I currently have a washer and dryer from Best Buy that is an Energy Star! Disclaimer about me: “The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.”
A little while ago I did a story about having your kids help you with laundry. Yes, that is a smart way to do laundry but what is even smarter is paying attention to the type of washer and dryer you are using in your home!
Buying Energy Star washer and dryers and using them make you a star! You preserve your clothes, you protect the environment, and you save money on energy costs! You are able to preserve your clothes with features like heat and sensor drying! It is pretty nice when my dryer ends early or goes longer because it knows that my clothes haven’t dried yet! Energy Star is also better for the climate. After all, we need to take care of the Earth for our kids! Last, it will save you money!
How Energy Star Saves You Money:
ENERGY STAR certified clothes washers and dryers are 25% and 20% more efficient, respectively, than standard models. Save $490 over the lifetime of an ENERGY STAR certified clothes washer and even more with an ENERGY STAR washer/dryer pair.
There are so many features of the washers and dryers! There are many more efficient settings, they use a lot less water (25% to 45% less water than non Energy Star), and they don’t run longer then they need to run! This can actually save you about $45/year on your energy bill! A good washer and dryer can also last you many years! So do the math and you will see why buying smarter is the best way to go!