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boah nervt mich diese bundeswerbekampagne mit "dreh die klimaanlage 2° hoch" "wasch die wäsche 10° kälter"

ja verdammt, stellt euch erst mal vor wie viel energie das sparen würde die ganzen scheiß digitalen werbetafeln abzuschalten

oder hey, lass mal den strom für die rwe kohlebahn abschalten, habt ihr da auch ein plakat aufgehängt? nee? ach so.

@aurora@social.bau-ha.us Scheinbar sollen nicht die Unternehmen sparen, sondern die normalen Bürger. Da wird Verantwortung bewusst weitergereicht.

@aurora modern washing machines consume around 0.5 kwh per washing IIRC. That's 25 kWh per year with one washing per week, the same energy as one electric vehicle consumes in one 50km roundtrip (which I think is just one everyday commute for a lot of germans? Except that fossil fuel vehicles are ordinarly used). They are completely ridiculous.

@IngaLovinde @aurora just confirmed out of curiosity, my washing machine uses 0.5-0.8kWh total for the 2-3 washing loads I do each weekend, quite consistently. That’s usually on its “energy efficient cotton 40°C” setting. It is a 2020 Samsung model with inbuilt IoT power monitoring that reports to my home assistant setup.
Not quite the same question but my recent Samsung reverse cycle dryer also uses shockingly little energy, about 0.8-1.2kWh a week.

@s0 @aurora our hybrid washer+dryer from Haier consumes, according to manufacturer claims, 540 Wh per washing and 3.81 kWh per drying.
I wonder why is there so much difference between yours and ours drying energy consumption.
Maybe that's because ours is a hybrid device? (But then I heard that standalone more efficient dryers need frequent maintenance (removing the lint etc) or there is a high risk of them catching fire...)

@IngaLovinde @aurora hybrid ones definitely have to make sacrifices on the drying to meet the needs of the washing part. They have lower air flow and smaller drum than a dedicated dryer, so it’s harder to dry effectively I think.
You definitely have to clean the main lint filter every load on mine, and every 5 or so loads you get the extra lint off the front of the heat exchanger through a panel that opens up. But it only takes a minute.

@IngaLovinde @aurora I’m pretty certain mine is less of a fire hazard than any conventional dryer. It doesn’t have a resistive heating element that gets hotter than the set air temperature it’s using, it can use lower temperatures with the active condensing of water, and because the airflow is a closed cycle, there’s not lint getting everywhere in the air and settling into electronics cavities and potentially shorting things.

@s0 @aurora interesting, and how do I distinguish these from the conventional ones?
(We're moving soon so we'll need to buy a washing machine, and we were going to buy a hybrid one, but there is plenty of space for two separate ones as well. Or maybe we'll just use the conventional passive drying rack)

@aurora
Klar, die ganze Verantwortung für den Mist soll uns jedem Einzelnen mit aller Macht um den Hals gehängt werden, während die Fossilindustrie noch fertig subventioniert wird, bis die Multis noch die letzte Million damit gemacht haben.
Gerade weil der Effekt dieser vorgeschlagenen Maßnahmen so unfassbar vernachlässigbar ist, ist das der Industrie auch herzlich egal, dass das "beworben" wird.

@aurora Klimaanlagen einfach mal abschaffen bzw regulieren wäre schon nice

@aurora@social.bau-ha.us sind einfach keine lösungen sondern nur schuld auf normale leute schieben damit ja niemand jemals die echten energieverschwender verantwortlich macht

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