South Africa is in the midst of the worst drought in many years. People all over South Africa are being asked to save water and everyone is doing their bit to help. One of the ways that you can save water and live a great lifestyle is to consider energy efficient appliances. You can save water with an energy efficient appliance, you will be amazed at how stylish, trendy, and practical these modern machines are.
Your washing machine or dishwasher could be costing you money, using more electricity than it should and using a lot more water than you want. Newer modern washing machines use less power and far less water and clean clothes better than ever. Dishwashers manufactured before 1994 are notoriously inefficient using a lot of water to wash dishes. Modern dishwashers clean better and faster using less detergent and far less water.
The best lifestyle choice a person can make today is a green choice. Energy efficiency makes a statement louder than any brand and any home that has energy efficient, especially water efficient devices that home is a stylish home. Water saving needs to be a lifestyle choice and while there are many brands that may fit in with your lifestyle none of them fit better than energy efficient machines.
When it comes to water efficient washing machines and dishwashers, Metro Home City has a wide choice. All new appliances come with and energy star rating, this informs you about the amount of electricity a machine uses, A and A+ ratings are the most efficient. The energy star rating does not take water use into consideration, for that you will need to look at the user manual, Google the appliance or look for the information on the store merchandising.
With Dishwashers Bosch has the reputation for being the most water efficient. The Bosch machines are generally toward the higher end of the price range but the efficiency of the machines, reliability and warranties on the machines soon make the machine an investment.
Washing machines don’t have a particular brand that is more water efficient than others. Samsung and LG are considered the most water and energy efficient machines that give the best wash. There are washing machines that use no water, they are not popular yet but all manufacturers are looking at technology to use less and less water. Foam and steam technologies are widely used and have been developed to reduce water use and improve cleaning.
Plumbing your new appliance into a grey water system is also fashionable and very much a style statement. Grey water systems allow water to be reused and when combined with water efficient appliances your home and your life become greener. With water efficient and energy saving appliances you will also see your utility bills reduce and that really is good news.