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.
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