Washing machines may carry energy-efficiency star ratings based on key performance parameters covering washing efficiency, water consumption, energy consumption, etc. Participation in the star rating labelling programme is voluntary at present. Manufacturers declare motor rating in watts, although actual energy consumption will depend on wash load. During our survey, it was observed that most brands did not declare water consumption despite this being an important parameter.
Size and space
Measure the space and allow at least six inches behind the washing machine for water hookups. Measure the doors to your home to make sure a new washing machine can fit through them. Wash settings: