Compare to the fancy, sleek and futuristic design of the modern day front load washer, The top load washer has taken a back seat, in terms of energy efficiency to its more popular, high (HE) efficiency cousin and- is considered by many the Jurasic Park of Laundry equipment.
However, the top load washer is still loved by its loyal consumers!
Some of the benefits of the front load washer are:
Uses less detergent per load
Reduces water and electricity
Clothes stay newer longer
Overall, superior washing results than the top loader.
With that said, the front load machine is making a come-back. I just read an article on a major appliance blog, that The General Electric Corporation will be launching a new line of of super capacity (4.2 cu.ft) top load agitator washer. The standard load capacity for a front loader, is 3.6 to 3.8. cu.ft.
Not only will you be able to load more of your family’s soiled laundry, you will be also saving on energy consumption. Check out the rest of the features and benefits.
Introducing new topload laundry pairs, GE has enhanced traditional agitator washers to give consumers more control over their cycles while improving energy efficiency, technology and machine aesthetics. With the largest agitator capacity on the market at 4.2 cu. ft, along with modified cycles and easy one-touch settings, laundry has never been more convenient. And with high-performance settings and specialty cycles to treat stains and remove wrinkles, consumers know even their dirtiest clothes are getting thoroughly clean, every time.