ve energy , onl y boil what you need
Filling your k
ettle completely to mak e just one or tw o cups of
tea wastes energy
. This Philips k ettle has a unique 1 cup indicator
so you can easil
y see exactly how much water y ou need. By only
boiling the cup of water you need y
ou could sa ve up to 66%
, that’ s enough to earn your k ettle back in a year!*
er yone boiled onl y the amount of water they need, we could
light the streets of the UK f
or 7 months! (DEFRA).
* boiling 1 cup vs.
1 litre, 7 times a da y
ou kno w this about your k ettle?
Boiling some water in the electric kettle to wash a f
ew dishes is mor e
energy-efcient than lling the sink with hot tap water
Boiling water in the electric kettle is mor
e efcient than boiling water
on the stove.
Boiling cold water in the kettle tak
es less energy than boiling hot
, despite the longer boiling time. Y ou sav e the energy that would
otherwise be used to heat up water in your hot water system.
Energy saving tips and tricks
Switch to energy-efcient light bulbs
Energy-efcient light bulbs last up to 10 times longer than standard ones and
use up to 80% less energy at the same time
Do not lea
ve appliances on standb y
5% of your po
wer bill is used to run electr ical appliances on standby . If a LED
light is on,
your appliance is using energy .
Switch off lights in empty rooms
ou could cut your lighting costs b y as much as 15% just by making sure y ou
turn off lights in rooms and cor
r idor s that are not in use.
t turn up the heating unless you r eally need to
s just too cold for comfor t, tr y to keep your thermostat at 19°C .
our heating costs go up by 8% each time y ou increase the temperature by
just one degree
Jazz up your hot water tank with a jack
Insulate your hot water tank with a jack
et. It onl y costs a few pounds and,
with all the heat it traps in,
it pays f or itself within months. Fit one that is
at least 75mm (3”) thick and you sa
ve a great deal of energy . If ev er y UK
household would be tted with an adequate tank-jacket tomorrow
ve ov er £89 million in energy costs ever y year .
Look for the logo
When you purchase new appliances,
always look f or the Ener gy Saving
Energy Saving Recommended appliances are the most
efcient in their categor
y and could save you up to £37 a y ear .
eep twice as warm with double glazing
Double glazing cuts heat loss through windo
ws by 50% and acts as an
, in the same wa y as loft and wall cavity insulation, making your
heating more energy-efcient.
Energy Saving T rust, Carbon T rust, DEFRA
ettle star ts heating up .
ettle switches off automatically (‘click’) when the water boils.
er -on light goes out automatically when the k ettle switches
Y ou can interrupt the boiling process at any time by pushing the on/off
er use scouring pads, abrasive cleaning agents or aggressiv e liquids
such as petrol or acetone to clean the a
er immerse the kettle or its base in water .
1 Unplug the appliance.
2 Clean the outside of the k ettle with a soft cloth moistened with
warm water and some mild cleaning agent.
3 Clean the scale lter regularl y .
Scale is not harmful to your health but it may giv
e your drink a powder y
. The scale lter prevents scale par ticles from ending up in your
Clean the scale lter in one of the f ollowing ways:
ake the scale lter out of the kettle and gently clean it with a soft nylon
ush under a r unning tap. (Fig. 6)
e the scale lter in the kettle when y ou descale the whole
Clean the scale lter in the dishwasher
Regular descaling prolongs the life of the kettle.
In case of normal use (up to 5 times a day),
we recommend the following
y 3 months for soft water areas (up to 18dH).
y month for hard water areas (more than 18dH).
1 Fill the kettle with a ppro x. 900ml water .
2 Switch on the kettle.
3 After the kettle s witches off, add white vinegar (8% acetic acid) to the
4 Lea ve the solution in the k ettle ov ernight.
5 Empty the kettle and rinse the inside thor oughly .
6 Fill the kettle with fr esh water and boil the water .
7 Empty the kettle and rinse it with fr esh water again.
Repeat the procedure if there is still some scale in the kettle.
Y ou can also use an appropriate descaler . In that case , follow the
instructions on the package of the descaler
1 T o store the mains cor d, wind it round the r eel in the base (Fig. 2).
If the k
ettle , the base or the mains cord of the appliance is damaged, take
the base or the k
ettle to a ser vice centre authorised b y Philips for repair
or replacement of the cor
d to a void a hazar d.
ou can purchase a new lter (order number 4222 459 45327) at your
Philips dealer or at a Philips ser
vice centre .
Do not throw a
way the appliance with the normal household waste
at the end of its life,
but hand it in at an ofcial collection point for
By doing this, you help to preser ve the en vironment (Fig. 7).
Guarantee and ser
If you need ser
vice or infor mation or if you ha ve a prob lem, please visit
the Philips website at
www .philips.com or contact the Philips Consumer
Care Centre in your countr
y (you nd its phone number in the w or ldwide
If there is no Consumer Care Centre in y our countr y , go
to your local Philips dealer
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