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Siemens vacuum cleaner offers green power


The new Siemens Z6.0 comes in two powerful and extremely efficient models, the Z6.0 Power and the Z6.0 Eco. Boasting the symbolic green power cord, these vacuums are setting the bar high in terms of environmental features and operating economy. Using lower wattage but delivering top performance, each energy saving vacuum offers a new dimension in floor care. Siemens Z6.0 cleaners combine the enhanced efficiency, offered by the Siemens compressor technology with a new aerodynamic system, designed to improve airflow within the cleaner. This results in up to 50% savings on electricity plus a significantly increased air throughput. And the new, green tagged air guidance system releases airflow blockages and prevents the air swirls that impair efficiency.


To match their advanced aerodynamic system, both models feature innovative and powerful motor fans that resemble an aircraft turbine. Due to their aerodynamically-shaped impellers that reach a top speed of 800 kph, these Siemens vacuum cleaners convey exceptionally high air volumes while minimizing energy consumption.


Posted December 14, 2009 11:05 AM

Water heater by Gorenje Tiki


This new water heater from Gorenje Tiki is actually a heat pump which saves money and contributes to a cleaner environment. Mounted on the water storage tank, the heat pump represents the most energy efficient and cost effective way of water heating, drawing the heat from the ambient air and using extra energy source to heat the water up to 55°C. The Gorenje pump is equipped with a system for thermal disinfection in order to prevent bacterial growth, by extra heating the system in even intervals up to 65°C. At the same time, the pump can be used for cooling smaller rooms. Compared to oil heating or gas heating, the investment in heat pump pays off in few short years.

The upright floor water heat pump comes in 200, 300, 400 and 500 liter sizes. Gorenje Tiki also makes a compact version with heat pump and water tank built in one unit. Additional one or two tubular heat exchangers are available for combination with other energy sources, like central heating system, solar energy, etc.


Posted November 24, 2009 4:31 PM

Efficient dishwasher by Miele


The new and very efficient dishwasher, Miele G 1225 SC delivers high quality wash with low consumption by offering short and extremely efficient programs, consuming as little as 0.6 kWh and 10 liters with the Eco Consumption program, when connected directly to hot water. Its Turbo function saves up to 50 minutes depending on the program, without compromising washing and drying quality. Miele saves water and energy while giving full 14 place settings and ability to wash plates up to 31cm in diameter, thanks to the dishwasher very efficient space utilization with height adjustable upper basket, flexible lower basket, cutlery drawer and various storage baskets. Miele patented Perfect GlassCare checks water hardness and adjust washing parameters accordingly leaving no traces, spots or deposits, just clean glassware. Special sensors determine how dirty the dishes are, and adjust the jet pressure. Both lower and upper basket wash arms are independently controlled. SensorDry feature guarantees perfect drying results each and every time.


Posted October 20, 2009 2:18 PM

Hybrid water heater by GE - first Energy Star Rated


While we normally do not write about something as mundane and often unattractive as a water heater, new GE hybrid water heater is certainly worth of noticing. This is the first ever water heater to be listed on U.S. Department of Energy website as Energy Star Rated. With its innovative approach, the hybrid water heater combines heat pump technology with traditional electric elements, pulling heat from surrounding air and transferring it to the tank. Such a process creates the same amount of hot water as a traditional water heater while reducing energy expenses up to 62% and having a rather dramatic impact on monthly utility bills and the environment. Your annual savings can reach $320.

Realizing that after air heating and cooling, home water heating is the largest in residential energy consumption, and while our homes have gotten generally more energy efficient, most Americans still have conventional water heaters that are barely more efficient than ones sold 20 years ago and the percentage of energy used to heat water has been growing, GE designed this hybrid water heater to take care of environment and your bank account.


The GE hybrid water heater features an easy-to-use electronic control system that offers both simplicity and flexibility, giving you all control you need. Set the thermostat and forget it or easily change the desired water temperature or operating mode to maximize energy efficiency.


Posted October 7, 2009 12:27 PM

Eco dishwasher - Candy Futura Eco 10


Candy Futura Eco 10 is the eco dishwasher that belongs to the Candy line called Ecological Energy-Efficient Kitchen Appliances or 3EKA. This green line appliance uses as little as 10 liters of water. The Candy dishwasher is designed to make your life easier and give back the pleasure of cooking and having guests at home. It was designed because of ever present need to increase interior space for maximum freedom, simplicity and convenience in loading of dishes while keeping outside dimensions to the minimum. This Eco dishwasher offers 15 place settings thanks to its innovative adjustable system of baskets, the Form-Flex that takes optimal load at any time. The lower SelfFit basket is strongly waved allowing robust and powerful washing, and is capable of taking 25 kg of dirty dishes and due to the absence of internal grids, you can wash large pans, pots and salad bowls. New Candy hydraulic system was revamped to generate the best cleaning performance yet requires minimum of water. The Power Center, located on the wall of bath combined with the specially shaped wash arms and extremely efficient water heater, ensure that washing jets generate high pressure wash and are able to reach everywhere. Water flow equal to 56 liters per minute is filtered, circulated and sprayed on the dishes for an excellent performance. The top extra large basket of this Eco dishwasher has 10% higher capacity than your average basket and is height adjustable and easy to load. The new detergent dispenser is positioned in the center and is easy to fill with any detergent.


Posted October 4, 2009 3:11 PM

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