The average American household spends about $2,000 on energy bills every year. Change to ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances, and you can save up to $194 a year in energy costs while you help save the environment! In fact, more Americans choose Kenmore ENERGY STAR® appliances than any other brand.
Run a full laundry load; or if you must run a small load, reduce the water level appropriately.
Use the "high spin speed" option in your washer to reduce dryer time.
Position your refrigerator away from heat sources like the oven, dishwasher or direct sunlight.
Depending on the technology you choose, you can cut water heating costs in half with an ENERGY STAR® qualified water heater.
Use a power strip in your home office as a urn offpoint to eliminate standby power consumption.
If your washer is more than 10 years old, you're paying about $145 more a year on your utility bill than if you owned a new ENERGY STAR® qualified model. In fact, some Kenmore ENERGY STAR® washers save 77% water & 81% energy - enough to pay for the matching dryer. 2*
Kenmore ENERGY STAR® refrigerators save up to 40% more energy - enough to keep the lights on in your home for nearly 4 months. 3**
1 Based on 2008 unit market share of ENERGY STAR qualified major appliance purchases, excluding dryers.
*2 Kenmore Elite HE5t Steam washer compared to a conventional washer manufactured before 2004, using the normal cycle, based on $175 per year total savings, over 11 year life expectancy.
**3 Kenmore Elite Trio 7975 series is ENERGY STARqualified. Based on energystar.gov, ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerators use 40% less energy than the conventional models sold in 2001, and replacing a refrigerator bought in 1990 with a new ENERGY STAR® qualified model would save enough energy to light an average household nearly 4 months.