Energy savings by Youreko

Understand the real financial benefit of purchasing an energy efficient appliance in pounds and pence. It’s a win-win for you and the environment. So be sure to use the tool when looking at your next laundry product, refrigeration or dishwasher.

How it works

1. All products in the market are loaded from major UK retailer and manufacturer sites.
2. The lifetime energy cost is calculated for every product in the market.
3. The tool provides unique insights by comparing the lifetime energy cost of like-for-like products.

What do the medal ratings mean?

We compare like-for-like products by size and give the top products a gold/silver/bronze medal rating based on their energy savings.

Running costs account for power consumption, average usage, average lifespan, average tariff and the average annual increase in electricity costs.


(2) Average usage of 284 cycles per year (~5.5 per week), average lifetime of 11 years, source: Energy Saving Trust. Average tariff uses the latest data available from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Why Compare?

With the below example, when using the default market average settings, an alternative product is found that costs an extra £5 to buy saves £230 on its running costs. Spending more upfront could help you save in the longer run.

*Average usage of 284 cycles per year (~5.5 per week), average lifetime of 11 years, source: Energy Saving Trust. Average tariff uses the latest data available from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Search ran on 22.02.21

Energy efficiency label ratings are changing

Fridges, washing machines, washer-dryers and dishwashers energy labels are getting revamped from 1st March 2021, in line with new regulations. Exit the A+++ ratings, welcome back the original A-G scale to help navigate easily.

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