Electricity and water consumption for laundry washing by washing machine worldwide

@article{Pakula2010ElectricityAW,
  title={Electricity and water consumption for laundry washing by washing machine worldwide},
  author={Christiane Pakula and Rainer Stamminger},
  journal={Energy Efficiency},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={365-382}
}
Washing laundry is one of the most widespread housework in the world. Today, washing machines do this work in many private households, using water, electricity, chemical substances, and process time. Although energy efficiency is in the focus of many regulations which have already achieved significant improvements, the question remains, how relevant these processes are in terms of the absolute impact on resources and whether there are possibilities to improve even further by looking abroad… 
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