Saving energy with small technical wonders

Electronic devices and lights need a lot of energy – even in standby mode. Buying energy-saving devices makes sense, not only for the sake of the environment, but also for the buyer’s own pocket.

Consuming less energy does not have to mean giving things up. Modern electronic devices are much more energy-efficient than earlier models, in some cases even accompanied by improved output. This is the case, for example, with our own-label brands Oecoplan and Satrap, whose electrical household appliances enjoy top ratings from Topten, the independent platform for consumers looking for energy-efficient products.

Energy label and Topten to help navigate the sea of appliances

The energy label on a wide range of household appliances makes it even easier to save on energy, as consumers can see at a glance how efficiently they work and how much electricity they need. The decision becomes easier still when shoppers look for the Topten label before making their purchase. Energy-efficient appliances with the Topten quality seal worth a total of CHF 149 million made their way from our stores into Swiss households in 2014.

LED – an illuminating idea

Lighting also offers significant potential for saving energy. We stopped selling pearl light bulbs already back in 2009. Our extensive range of LEDs makes it possible to achieve energy savings of up to 80 per cent.



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