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Are Hotpoint washers high-efficiency machines?

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Hotpoint washers do not meet government standards for high efficiency. No Hotpoint washing machine sold in the United States is certified as an Energy Star energy-efficient appliance, as reported by the Department of Energy's Energy Star website.

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Are Hotpoint washers high-efficiency machines?
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Energy Star certified washing machines must meet stringent criteria for energy use to earn certification. The Modified Energy Factor rating of a certified washing machine must be greater than two, while its Water Factor rating must be less than six as of 2015. Hotpoint washers generally fall well short of these criteria for energy efficiency; for example, the Hotpoint HSWP1000MWW has a Modified Energy Factor of 1.108.

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