House­hold Ap­pli­ances & Elec­tron­ics

Simply Her (Singapore) - - Lifestyle Made Easy -

More ticks for higher sav­ings “Ma­jor ap­pli­ances, such as air-con­di­tion­ers and fridges, ac­count for more than 50 per cent of the energy us­age in a typ­i­cal house­hold, al­low­ing you to save the most energy by switch­ing to more energy-ef­fi­cient mod­els.”

Com­pared with us­ing one-tick mod­els, a three-tick re­frig­er­a­tor can save you about $75 a year, a four-tick dryer $90 a year and a four-tick air-con­di­tioner about $420 a year, the spokesper­son added.

“A more energy-ef­fi­cient ap­pli­ance will pay for it­self – lower monthly util­ity bills over the life­time of the ap­pli­ance will more than off­set a higher pur­chase price.”

$585 (based on us­ing a three-tick fridge, and a four-tick dryer

Yearly sav­ings:

and air-con)

Use lap­tops in­stead of desk­tops They con­sume less than half the energy of desk­top com­put­ers.

$117.70 (based on us­ing two lap­tops in­stead of two desk­tops) Use ther­mal cook­ing pots These re­duce energy us­age by 80 per cent while pres­sure cook­ers can cut energy us­age by 50 to 75 per cent com­pared with con­ven­tional pots and pans.

Yearly sav­ings:

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