1Welcome to a world of innovation. Welcome to Siemens."Progress in the service of mankind" was the vision that Werner von Siemens created for his company, and it's an ethos that has not only kept Siemens at the cutting edge of innovation for more than 160 years, but has helped Siemens become the world's largest supplier of green products and solutions. No other company in the world does more to help preserve the Earth's natural resources and reduce harmful emissions globally.In the big wide world it means that we aim to help customers worldwide slash their annual CO2 emissions by 275 million tons - an amount equal to the combined annual CO2 output of six large cities. In the home, it's led to the creation of a non-stop production line of highly advanced water and energy saving innovations engineered into brilliantly simple products. Sometimes the two worlds meet.In the pages of this catalogue you'll find the world's first precision dosing washing machine which produces outstanding wash results and can save up to 7,062 litres of water a year. Discover activeSteam, a totally new tumble dryer technology that could make frequent trips to the dry cleaners a thing of the past, and meet the most energy efficient tumble dryer in the world. We also present the new speedMatic generation of dishwashers featuring the world's first and only Zeolith® drying system; an award-winning technological innovation that sets new standards for performance and energy efficiency. Not to mention refrigerators and freezers that never have to be defrosted, and that turn the science of food preservation into an art form.Read on to discover all of these innovations, and many more. Siemens. The future moving in.
Investing in all our futures.Siemens is committed to protecting the earth's natural resources. We invest some £1.5 billion a year in the development of eco-friendly technology, and hold roughly 30,000 patents - nearly half of our entire patent portfolio - are in the environmental field.Our solutions to the world's toughest questions include everything from the world's leading energy saving motors and the world's most efficient gas turbine, to the world's first and brightest whitelow-energy light emitting diode (LED).We're the global market leader in the offshore wind farm energy sector, and we're developing processes to capture and securely store the CO2 emitted by fossil fuel power generation.World-class performance, minimum environmental impact.Our domestic appliances are designed with minimum impact to the environment in mind. Approximately 98% of all the components in Siemens appliances are recyclable and, where possible, we continually strive to reduce our carbon footprint. Siemens A+++ rated fridge freezers are 60% more energy efficient than A-rated products, while our dishwashers are so efficient that you can save up to 39 litres of water, per load, when compared to washing by hand. The world's most energy efficient tumble dryer is a Siemens, and if everyone living in the UK switched their current washing machine to an A-rated Siemens appliance, we would save enough CO2 to fill more than half a million olympic-sized swimming pools!In buying a Siemens product, you can expect outstanding, world-class performance as well as a clear conscience.Innovation Prize for Climate and Environment, 2010 We are proud recipients of the first Innovation Prize, jointly presented by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment and the Federation of German Industries (BDI), for our Zeolith® drying system for dishwashers.2