Samsung Electronics’ ecobubble™ washing machine was recently recognized with the highest ranking in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Laundry Appliance Study, as well as being the recipient of the Green Apple award. Samsung also picked up a Gold and Silver Award for the ecobubble™ and Dual cook Steam Oven at the House Beautiful Awards 2011.
J.D. Power and Associates
Samsung ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Clothes Washers and Dryers”, according to the 2011 Laundry Appliance StudySM released by J.D. Power and Associates, a prestigious U.S. consumer research company.
Samsung washing machines ranked highest for the third consecutive year since 2009. Samsung washers achieved high rankings in 2010 and maintained its hold on the top ranking in 2011.
Samsung washing machines scored highest in the categories of ease of use, styling, appearance and price. The company’s dryers retained their highest ranking for the fourth year in a row in customer satisfaction, again for ease of use, styling and appearance, features and price.
Meanwhile, across the Atlantic in Britain, Samsung washing machines were chosen as part of the 2011 Green Apple Environment Awards for their environmentally friendly features by the Green Organization, a British non-profit environmental group.
The Green Apple Awards are at the vanguard of environmental and sustainability best practice, andthe Green Organization recognized the excellent energy-saving qualities of Samsung ecobubble™ washers. These machines are the world's first to use ecobubble™ Technology™, which has been certified in many European countries and is steadily gaining a foothold in environmentally conscious British consumer households which value solid washing performance as well as energy savings.
In addition to this, Samsung also received a ‘High Commendation’ in the ‘Best Eco Appliance’ category at the Green Business awards for the 12kg ecobubble™ washing machine. The Green Business Awards celebrate excellence in green practice, strategy and products. They seek out and scrutinize the most innovative, ambitious and effective initiatives by UK business for achieving environmental sustainability, and implementing smart business practice. They are the "Green Globes" and are the UK's most comprehensive awards on the subject.
The House Beautiful Awards
At the House Beautiful Awards 2011, Samsung Eco Bubble (WF1124XAC) washing machine won the Silver award for Best Eco product and Samsung Dual Cook Steam Oven won the Gold award for Best White Goods product. ecobubble™ was chosen for its ability to use 70% less energy than standard machines washing at 40⁰C, while still delivering fantastic cleaning results. On the other hand, The Dual Cook Steam Oven was chosen for its ability to split the oven cavity in half to simultaneously cook two separate dishes at two separate temperatures with the option of using steam technology.
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