This Servis Quartz Washer Dryer brings together great washing machine performance with tumble dryer convenience in one striking machine. Ideal if you don't have space for two machines. Click play...
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This washer dryer has a B drying energy efficiency class, which is the most frequently found drying energy efficiency class on washer dryers that were released more than a year ago.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption When Washing
The WD1496FG has one of the lower annual energy consumptions when washing (only 180 kilowatt hours) amongst large washing capacity washer dryers of this age. Across all the comparable spec washer dryers that are a similar age to the WD1496FG the annual energy consumptions when washing range from 160kWh to 1,300kWh, and the average annual energy consumption when washing is 330kWh.
Very Low Per Cycle Energy Consumption When Washing
With a per cycle energy consumption when washing of only 0.9 kilowatt hours, the WD1496FG has one of the lower per cycle energy consumptions when washing amongst large washing capacity washer dryers of this age. The average per cycle energy consumption when washing of large washing capacity washer dryers that have been available for more than a year is 1.6kWh.
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Does Not Have a Load Balancing System
Like most of the other large washing capacity washer dryers that have been available for more than a year, the Servis WD1496FG does not have a load balancing system.
Does Not Have a Reversible Door
The WD1496FG does not have a reversible door, although keep in mind that most of the other large washing capacity washer dryers that have been available for around the same time as the WD1496FG also do not have a reversible door.
Very Narrow Door Opening Angle
The door opening angles of washer dryers of a similar age and type to the WD1496FG range from 140° to 180°. With a door opening angle of only 140 degrees, the Servis WD1496FG has one of the narrower door opening angles amongst large washing capacity washer dryers of this age.
Quite Low Maximum Spin Speed
The average maximum spin speed of washer dryers of this age and type is 1,400 RPM. The WD1496FG has a fairly low maximum spin speed (only 1,400 revolution per minute) compared to most of the other large washing capacity washer dryers that were released one year ago.
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Very High Residual Moisture Level
Across all the washer dryers of this spec and age the residual moisture levels range from 44% to 53%, and the average residual moisture level is 46%. With a residual moisture level of 53 percent, the Servis WD1496FG has a very high residual moisture level compared to most of the other washer dryers of a comparable age and spec to the WD1496FG.
Quite High Wash Noise Level
At 58 decibels, the Servis WD1496FG has a quite high wash noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec washer dryers that have been on the market for around the same time as the WD1496FG. Across all the large washing capacity washer dryers that have been available for around the same time as the WD1496FG the wash noise levels range from 49dB to 60dB, and the average wash noise level is 54dB.
Very High Washing & Drying Annual Energy Consumption
The washing & drying annual energy consumption of the WD1496FG of 1,224 kilowatt hour is one of the highest amongst large washing capacity washer dryers that are a comparable age to the WD1496FG. The washing & drying annual energy consumptions of washer dryers that were released one year ago range from 190kWh to 1,300kWh, and the average washing & drying annual energy consumption is 970kWh.
Very High Drying Noise Level
The average drying noise level of large washing capacity washer dryers that were launched more than a year ago is 67dB. The WD1496FG has a very high drying noise level (77 decibels) compared to most of the other large washing capacity washer dryers that have been available for a similar time to the WD1496FG.
Very Long Washing & Drying Cycle Time
When compared to other washer dryers of a similar age and type to the WD1496FG that we have assessed, the Servis WD1496FG's washing & drying cycle time of 595 minutes is one of the longest. The washing & drying cycle times of washer dryers that were launched around the same time as the WD1496FG range from 45 min to 600 min.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this washer dryer was released.
Running Costs Are OK
The efficiency rating of this large washing capacity washer dryer is A. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 3 year running cost of the WD1496FG is £2,978, which is typical compared to the other 12 washer dryers of this age and spec.
Average Drying Capacity
The Servis WD1496FG has a pretty average drying capacity (6 kilograms) compared to most of the other large washing capacity washer dryers that are a similar age to the WD1496FG.
If this washer dryer drying capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Gorenje W8543TR (£361.49) (8kg).
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Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 11 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 287 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will use 210,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 777 baths.
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