Articles about Laundry

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Cold Water Bleach Conserves Clothes and Energy

From Culinary net

Family Features) - Washing clothes in cold water as a way to save energy and money is a hot topic in households across the country. Simply turning the setting down from hot to cold water when doing your laundry can save up to 14 percent on annual energy bills.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, more than 80 percent of energy used to wash clothes comes from heating water, so switching from hot to cold helps save $.17 a load, or more than $60 a year. With more than 105 million households in the country, that adds up to more than $6 billion in savings.

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