Part 3: Energy-Efficient Washer and Dryer Set Installed
Bob and carpenter Bob Ryley install a Maytag Neptune washer-dryer set. The Neptune is a horizontal-axis, or front-loading, washer that uses half the water of a conventional unit, saving energy and money. Jay Klosterman (from Maytag) goes into detail regarding the product's energy saving features.
This project follows an urban renewal story, involving grass-roots activism and affordable housing. Bob Vila reports on nine newly built three-bedroom homes, including one with accessibility for people with disabilities.