Old laundry habits are hard to kick. But washers have changed, so have laundry detergents and you no longer have to use hot water to get clothes clean. You'll save energy washing in cold water, and here's why.
Even though they use less water, newer washers are much better at cleaning than the top-loaders with a center agitator made 15 years or more ago.
Manufacturers have been lowering wash temperatures over the years to meet the Department of Energy’s tough energy standards...