With nearly 9 million Smart meters installed in UK, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of what’s eating watts in their homes, and are looking at ways to reduce energy usage, both overall, and on a ‘product by product’ basis.
Sust-it have been ranking appliances, tech and cars by their running costs for over 10 years. Collecting the energy usage data of tens of thousands of household electricals, and, in recent years vehicles and electric cars. It has analyzed all this data to reveal the most energy efficient products in the UK marketplace in 2018, from washing machines to electric vehicles.
Ross Lammas – the Founder of Sust-it, said, “Energy monitoring is making energy usage a lot more transparent. Combine this with smart super-efficient appliances and internet linked heating systems and it is helping consumers conserve energy and reduce their bills. Lifestyle changes and purchasing decisions can make a real difference. Radical solutions, such as switching to an electric car, could save you GBP 800 year, or simply replacing an old fridge freezer could save GBP 50 yearly.