English : Small Vacuum Cleaner Essay example

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English: Small vacuum cleaner
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If you are a keen shopper who keeps an eye on online news rather than rely on printed national newspapers, then you may know the fuss and nonsense of the new EU law that has come into force for lowering vacuum cleaner motor watts to a maximum of 1600 watts and then in 2017 lowering it further to just 900 watts. If you are in the U.S or Canada, this kind of news may not apply to you since the U.S and Canada have an entirely different voltage system to the UK and Europe.

However, despite the voltage differences, worldwide vacuum cleaner brands have forever used "high suction power" as a leading and promotional sales tactic to grab a sale. Now, with the new EU law, "high suction power," as a product promise will be a thing of the past.

But, whilst the EU bean counters would like to think that all future buyers who require a vacuum cleaner are going to take heed and believe "all" in the poorly constructed EU energy tags that now accompany every vacuum cleaner on sale, the EU laws have excluded any hand held or cordless vacuum cleaner - making it most appropriate for some established brands to release cordless vacuum cleaners based on current designs – and using uprated power of volts – as a high selling promotional tactic.

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