From the increased popularity of front loading washing machines, to an increased use of cold water detergents and wash cycles, consumers are becoming more attuned to energy- and water-saving technology and practices. Improvements in clothes washing are helping consumers save more energy and water than ever, but there are still significant savings to be realized in the residential sector and even more so in the largely untapped commercial laundry sector. A new white paper by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Saving Water and Energy through Clothes Washer Replacement in the Great Lakes Region, profiles various opportunities for energy and water savings in the residential and commercial sectors. While the report focuses on identifying energy- and water-saving opportunities as part of the development of an innovative program for the Great Lakes states, the potential for savings in these markets can be found throughout the country…
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To read the white paper visit: http://aceee.org/white-paper/great-lakes-clothes-washers
Source: (ACEEE) The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy aceee.org.