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Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide
There's no better feeling when celebrating the holidays than by bringing joy to the people who matter most to you. While giving gifts may accomplish this to some degree, it is, often, the thoughtfulness behind the gesture that matters most. With that in mind, if you are considering giving an appliance as a gift, there are several things to consider. One thing to keep in mind is the practicality of certain appliances and the costs over time. Giving appliances or electronics with all the bells and whistles may upgrade the recipient's current situation but at what cost? Energy costs can be overwhelming and become a burden over time. Giving an appliance that has a focus on efficiency and energy-saving is the gift that keeps on giving. In this article, we will examine several eco-friendly appliances and electronics, and the different innovative ways they help reduce energy bills. As always, be sure to check out the other appliance and gift guides on the Learning Center, exclusively on Appliances Connection!
LG Signature - LUWM101HWA - LG's renowned Signature Series marries futuristic aesthetic design with innovative features in every appliance. This 24" Smart Washer/Dryer Combo offers unmatched convenience by combining your laundry machines into one appliance. The unique Quick Circle LCD display allows you to precisely control the wash and dry cycles. The Auto-Dosing function adds further convenience by detecting laundry soil levels and automatically dispensing detergent in optimal doses for maximum efficiency. This washer/dryer is equipped with SmartThinq technology which allows you to remotely operate and monitor the machine via your smartphone. Additionally, you can track the amount of water and electricity being used. This model not only saves on energy consumption but also saves time by allowing for remote functionality and alleviates the need to switch laundry from washer to dryer.
Quick Circle LCD Display - Unique LCD Display allows for convenient and precise control of laundry machine as well as keeping track of usage patterns for future use.
Auto Dosing System - Detects laundry soil levels and dispenses proper detergent dosage needed to effectively clean your garments.
SmartThinQ Technology - Remotely operate your laundry machine, receive notifications about detergent refill needs, download specialized cycles, and track your energy usage.
Samsung - QN55Q8CAMFXZA - Samsung continues to be at the forefront of home appliances and electronics with innovative designs in nearly every major category. Perhaps no example shines brighter than this brilliant 55" QLED 4K Curved TV. Experience perfect colors with over a billion shades and 100% color volume with Samsung's Quantum Dots technology. This TV is equipped with 4K HDR Elite for unmatched contrast and expanded color detail. The curved design offers convenient wide-angle viewing, allowing for true color from any perspective. The innovative Eco Sensor measures the intensity of ambient light in the room and automatically adjusts the TV brightness for intelligent energy management. The no-bezel design and clean brushed metal back offer a stunning look from any angle, regardless of being mounted or sitting on a stand.
Invisible Connection - Cleanly connect your devices with invisible connection cable for a tidy and sleek look for your home entertainment center.
Curved Panel - State-of-the-art curved screen technology offers immersive picture and endless viewing angles from any perspective.
Eco-Sensor - Measures the intensity of the ambient light in the room and automatically adjusts the brightness of the image on the TV for helpful energy management.
Napoleon - NEFP330214W - One way to brighten someone's living room is with one of Napoleon's many high-quality fireplaces. This Ascent 33" Firebox features the look of a traditional masonry fireplace and the convenience of a simple electric connection. The glowing log set features adjustable flame colors that can be set with a remote control to complement your mood. The ambient lighting radiates a warm glow even without the fireplace being active. Enjoy the Whisper Quiet fan and heater with precise controls that won't interrupt your relaxation time and can be adjusted to keep your comfort level high. This electric fireplace features LED light technology for maximum energy efficiency and long-lasting reliability. The non-reflective backing of the fireplace allows the flames to stand out and minimizes distracting reflections in the surrounding room.
Adjustable Flame Colors - Flame colors can be controlled via remote control and change the room setting according to your mood.
Low Energy, High Intensity LED - Reliable LED technology offers convenient and energy efficient light that shines both at night and during the day.
Realistic Log Set - The log set and ember bed slowly die out when turned off and is reminiscent of an authentic fireplace experience.
Bosch - SHEM78WH5N - The Bosch name has long been synonymous with convenience and innovation, and that holds true with their current lineup of appliances. This 800 Series 24" Built-In Semi-Integrated Dishwasher features cutting-edge designs and the latest in dishwashing technology. Home Connect allows for remote monitoring and total control over all dishwasher functions from your smartphone. This intelligent dishwasher features several eco-friendly innovations such as the EcoSilence motor system which offers quieter operations and high-powered efficiency. The AquaStop system is designed to contain leaks with a precisely engineered tub and sensor system, water removal, and automatic cutoff function if a leak occurs, saving you on water bills. With automated temperature sensors and completion notifications, this dishwasher keeps energy costs low and time-saving at peak levels!
Home Connect - Smart technology allows you to control your Bosch appliances remotely via your smartphone. Monitor and control the functions and status of your dishwasher.
InfoLight - Bosch dishwashers project a red light onto the floor to alert you to the completion of a cycle. Another unobtrusive yet conveniently engineered feature.
AquaStop Plus - Detects leaks in the base of the appliance, shuts down operations, and pumps out water to prevent damage.
Electrolux - EI24WL10QS - Bring another level of luxury and refined tastes into you or your giftee's home with Electrolux' new 24" Freestanding Single Zone 46 Bottle Wine Cooler. Store your favorite wines in style and in optimal conditions with the many convenient features included with this model. The Perfect Set temperature control allows you to store wine at the ideal temperature. With ramp-up LED lighting and display lighting, you'll be able to showcase your favorite wines in style. The Pure Advantage air filter keeps interior air fresh by circulating clean, filtered air throughout the unit. A convenient alarm system notifies you if there's been a power failure, if the door is ajar for more than 5 minutes, and if the interior temperature rises 10 degrees, all in the name of saving you energy and money.
Alarm System - Alerts you if there's been a power failure, ajar door for more than five minutes, and if temperatures rise 10 degrees or more, saving you energy.
Pure Advantage Air Filter - Keeps air fresh by circulating clean, filtered air throughout the wine cooler, keep your favorite wines cool and fresh.
Perfect Set Temp Control - Allows you to set a precise temperature to keep your wines at the optimal levels for enjoyment.
Whirlpool - WRF757SDEM - Turn your loved ones' kitchen into a masterpiece with Whirlpool's latest 36" French Door Refrigerator! This brilliant fridge features a massive 26.8 cu. ft. total capacity and the In-Door-Ice system for additional space by moving the ice bin to the door. The adjustable bins and shelves allow for larger drinks and food items to be accommodated with ease. Panoramic LED lighting allows you to find what you're looking for more quickly, reducing open door time and energy wasting. Every aspect of the fridge has been engineered for convenience and to help conserve energy and reduce your utility bills. The StoreRight system keeps your food fresher for longer by utilizing advanced dual cooling technology that senses conditions and automatically adapts.
Exterior Ice and Water with EveryDrop Filter - Allows for great tasting water without the worry of contaminants. Additionally, you don't have to open the door for access.
SpillGuard Glass Shelves - These roomy shelves can accommodate food and drink of all sizes and help contain leaks and spills for easy cleanup.
Panoramic LED Lighting - Find items inside your refrigerator with ease with these brilliant lights. Cuts down open-door time to save you energy in another way.