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Re: OT: Saving energy

 On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Tom Haskins-Vaughan < 
[hidden email]> wrote: 

> Hi, 
> I know that this has nothing to do with Linux so please FEEL FREE TO 
> IGNORE THIS, but my rationale for posting on this list is that I figure 
> a lot of Linux people are the kind of people who like to think 
> differently and might be intrigued by this question: 
> I have two loads of laundry: colours and whites. I wash colours first, 
> then the whites. Assuming I don't have an outside washing line, I want 
> to dry them in my tumble dryer. I have two options: 
> - I could put the colours in the dryer whilst I'm washing the whites and 
> then add the whites when they're done washing. (Let's assume that it 
> takes more time to dry clothes than wash them.) 
> - Or I could wait until both loads have finished before putting them in 
> the dryer at the same time. 
> Which way of drying uses the less energy? 

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