How a new washing machine could cut energy bills and save you money

AO and Hotpoint can give you cleaner clothes, lower bills AND 6 months’ worth of free Ariel detergent

Hotpoint washing machines at AO
(Image credit: Hotpoint)

With energy prices rocketing, now is a very good time to buy a new washing machine that uses less energy, but still gives incredible cleaning results. Available at, where low prices and great service are a given, Hotpoint’s ActiveCare washing machines – such as the NM111064WCAUKN shown here – remove the most stubborn stains, even at temperatures as low as 20°C*.

A common misconception is that longer cleaning programmes equate to higher energy consumption however this isn't always the case. Most of the cost associated with running a washing machine comes from heating the water, making a machine which cleans just as effectively at lower temperatures both more cost and energy-efficient. 

Should you need any further convincing, how about this? Hotpoint will give you 6 months of free Ariel when you purchase selected washing machines and washer dryers.**

*Obtained on Anti-stain program 20°C (tested on Cotton) and ActiveCare option activated and tested by external institute SSOG (Italy) on more than 100 types of stains.

** T&Cs apply. 18+ & UK only. Available on selected appliance purchases made between 1/5/22 - 31/7/22. Visit to submit your claim. 

Why you should buy a Hotpoint washing machine at AO

Hotpoint washing machines at AO

(Image credit: Hotpoint)

Great prices, great service

The NM111064WCAUKN seen here is only £419 at and will help cut your energy bills if you’re replacing an older, less energy efficient washing machine. AO is much loved by tech and appliance buyers thanks to its unbeatable pricing, great service and wide choice of delivery slots including next-day and weekend delivery. As a result, it’s got over 300,000 5-star reviews on Trustpilot.

Hotpoint’s ActiveCare removes stains and protects your clothes

Hotpoint’s ActiveCare means you can wash at temperatures as low as 20°C and get best-in-class stain removal on more than 100 stubborn stains. As well as saving on energy costs, ActiveCare can help preserve and protect your favourite outfits by prolonging the life of the fabrics, with its low protective temperatures.

Hotpoint washing machines at AO

(Image credit: Hotpoint)

Large Capacity

With a 10kg drum within the same standard footprint, you can wash larger loads, less frequently. Again, this is a more efficient way to do your laundry, and will save you money in the long run.

Steam Refresh & Steam Hygiene

Get the ultimate care and protection for your favourite clothes, using the cleaning power of steam. Hotpoint’s Steam Refresh cycle freshens clothes in just 20 minutes without the need for a full wash, and leaves them easier to iron – perfect if your night out has arrived sooner than you expected.

Alternatively, the Steam Hygiene cycle injects steam directly into the drum at the end of the cycle. This kills up to 99.9%* of common bacteria and viruses without the need for chemical additives.

*Independently tested by Intertek on Rodent Protoparvovirus type 1, a representative virus, and for bacteria by Allergy UK on Cotton 60°C program with Steam Hygiene option activated

Hotpoint washing machines at AO

(Image credit: Hotpoint)

Rapid & Eco Settings

With just a touch, you can choose either to speed up the cycle or save energy. The Rapid option cuts the wash time by up to half, without compromising on the results. Select the Eco option and you’ll reduce energy consumption by up to 20%, giving a great clean without cleaning out your wallet.


A life-saving feature for the forgetful, or anyone in a hurry, this lets you add laundry to your wash while it’s in progress. During the first few minutes of the cycle, you can add as many misplaced socks as you like, all without compromising on wash performance.

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