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Appliances

Appliance shopping
Appliance shopping
Appliances each have a cost to purchase, and the cost of use. Make sure to consider both when choosing new appliances
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Do you have an older refrigerator in your basement or garage keeping beverages cold? It could be costing you up to $150 a year to keep those drinks cold. A better option is to recycle your older refrigerator, freezer or window air conditioner.
Appliance shopping
Appliances each have a cost to purchase, and the cost of use. Make sure to consider both when choosing new appliances
Buying energy efficient appliances
Join the Brink's family while they pick out a new refrigerator and new dishwasher for their kitchen. Find out what features make these appliances energy efficient.
Buying kitchen appliances
Thinking about new appliances for your kitchen? See what you should know before you head to the store.
Choosing a refrigerator
When it's time to replace your refrigerator, do you know where to start. Learn which features will help you save energy.
Choosing a washing machine
Shopping for a new washer and dryer can also be difficult with all the options to choose from. Find out what features will help you save energy.
Choosing and using a washing machine
Front-loading or top-loading which is most energy efficient washer and what features will help you save energy and money?
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Drying clothes can take a lot of energy. Learn what you can do to make your dryer as energy-efficient as possible.
Conserving energy in the kitchen
ENERGY STAR appliances are your kitchen helper with energy savings
Energy efficiency in the kitchen
Learn how simple every-day habits can save energy in the kitchen
Energy efficient cooking
Cooking with magnets? That's right, induction cooking uses a magnet to heat the pan and the contents of the pan.
Energy saving dryer vent
Traditional dryer vents can let in outside into you home. Try this energy-saving version to help keep the outside air where it belongs.
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Your refrigerator can be one-third of your energy bill. Learn what to look for when shopping for a new fridge to save you money.
Front loading washers
See how energy efficient washers are made to help you save energy and water.
Gas appliance connector inspection and replacement
Older connectors can crack or break, causing a safety hazard
Kitchen appliance maintenance
Protect and preserve your appliance investment with regular maintenance and inspection.
Kitchen trends
From warming drawers to wine cellars, it's all about convenience in the kitchen
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With everyday use, your appliances will start to wear down and use more energy. Here are tips to help you keep your appliances running at top efficiency.
Recycling old appliances
Your old appliance doesn't have to end up in the landfill, recycle it. It will be torn apart and the parts and pieces will be reused.
Saving energy with appliances
From refrigerators to washing machines, find out how to save energy in your house.
Shopping for a refrigerator
Size, features, configuration -- they're all considerations when you go shopping for a new fridge
Tips to save energy with appliances
Learn the best ways to save energy with appliances, whether your buying new or using your existing appliances.
Tour a refrigerator factory
Tour a refrigerator manufacturing facility to how energy efficiency is built into a refrigerator from the beginning.
Washer test lab
Ever wondered how your appliances are tested before they arrive at your home? Take a look behind the scenes at a washer test lab.
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If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).