Appliances aren’t just energy accessoriesIn some cases, a new household appliance can save a good deal of energy. This is true for refrigerators and freezers, and for washing machines (especially if you choose front-loading). But it’s not true of televisions, as this article, August 15th, 2006|Categories: Oddments|Tags: energy|Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInTumblrPinterestVkEmail About the Author: Karen Christensen Related Posts One Comment frjame 2006-08-22 at 6:56 pm - ReplyYes, and perhaps the deeper question is an inquiry about energy and enviromental impacts across the life of the product, includig an inquiry on what it took to manufacture it? How do the relative components compare in toxicity from earlier models, and how will it be disposed when it has reached the end of its useful life. Is it being manufactured in a country where environmental concerns are not regulated? And if so, what environmental considerations are being “exported” because it is the right thing to do. Is it designed for disassembly, and recylcing? Many may be surprised to learn how far ahead Europe is in regard to tracking and managing such life-cycle impacts in relation to the U.S.Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.