What is a High Efficiency Clothes Washer (HECW)?
A High Efficiency Clothes Washer (HECW) meets certain water and energy efficient standards. They use a design where the tub axis is more nearly horizontal than vertical. Clothes are tumbled through water that only fills a fraction of the tub. Also known as horizontal axis, tumble action or front-loading clothes washers, they have a water factor of 9.5 gallons of water per cycle or less. HECW minimize drying time by removing more water from the clothes in the spin cycle than in traditional machines.

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