Introducing Whirlpool’s Most Efficient Dryer

Whirlpool USA

The new Whirlpool HybridCare™ clothes dryer with Hybrid Heat Pump technology offers customers the opportunity to take sustainability and energy efficiency to a whole new level.  This new technology is designed to regenerate energy during the drying cycle to reduce energy consumption. Most notablty, thanks to the ventless design, it can be placed anywhere within the home and is perfect for apartments!

How HybridCare™ technology works

This true ventless heat pump design uses a refrigeration system to dry and recycle air before returning it to the drum. A traditional dryer will discharge air that’s full of moisture through an output air vent placed in a wall, but the refrigeration system in the HybridCaredryer dries and recycles the hot, … Read more...

5 Things You Need to Know About Air Conditioners

When the temperatures rise an increase in air conditioner use is the result, there are some important things you should know about your units. Here are 5 things to watch out for and techniques for increasing the life and efficiency of your air conditioners.

1. Change the filter often during the cooling season

While your air conditioner is cooling you off, it’s acting as an air purifier as it prevents outside debris from blowing into your home. When was the last time you took a look at your unit’s air filter? Cleaning or changing it will increase efficiency, decrease your energy bill, and can potentially benefit your family’s health. Make a mental note to clean the filter at least once … Read more...

Save Trees and Get Your Read On with a Sony Reader

More and more people are starting to adopt downloading digital books for a greener and more portable reading experience. Sony Readers are one of the leading electronics for reading digital books, periodicals and documents. They use E-Ink screen technology for a paper-like display that’s viewable in direct sunlight, which makes them great for vacations. They require no power to maintain a static image, so you can read the same page for hours without sucking any battery life. They’re convenient with Sony’s iTunes-like Sony Connect e-store, and can display PDFs, ePubs, personal documents, and more. Hundreds of thousands of free public domain books are available from Google Books, and libraries are also beginning to carry digital copies of books.

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Happy Earth Day! P.C. Richard & Son Green Initiatives and How You Can Help

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a celebration of environmental protection and inspires awareness to our planet’s health every April 22. Did you know that P.C. Richard & Son promotes recycling, energy-saving appliances and green initiatives all year round? Here are a few ways we help protect the environment and some suggestions on great green products for your home.

What We Do
We here at P.C. Richard & Son deal with a lot of plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam with product packaging. We break down all cardboard boxes that hold all orders we receive and separate it from any plastic and Styrofoam that is also included in the packaging. The plastic and Styrofoam is collected and cardboard grouped into bails to … Read more...