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Using The Energy Guide Label When Shopping For Appliances

At some point everyone has to buy home appliances and perhaps heating and air conditioning.  Hopefully it ‘s not when you have 3 weeks of laundry to do only to find out that your washing machine is broken. Can you relate?  Can you also relate to wandering around the store gazing over the big yellow labels wondering what they mean? Overall these labels are there for your benefit to help you compare the energy efficiency of various appliances in a particular category.  It gives you the entire range and where a machine fits into that range so you can make an educated decision.  You’ll find these labels on clothes washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, window air conditioners, central air conditioners, furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, and pool heaters.

The most important piece of information on these labels is the cost per year to run.  Continue reading

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