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11th February 2020
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Bosch and Siemens home appliances make the mark
BSH Home Appliances, manufacturer of the Bosch, Neff, Siemens and Gaggenau brands, tells us it is proud to announce that a wide range of its Bosch and Siemens appliances will carry the respected Quiet Mark approval programme award.
With open plan living becoming more and more the norm in our homes, as well as our preference for wood flooring and shutters rather than sound-absorbing carpeting and curtains; our quest for quieter appliances is ever-increasing.
Consumers will soon be able to select from an array of Bosch cooling, laundry, floorcare and dishcare appliances as well as cooling, dishcare and laundry appliances from Siemens, that have been approved by Quiet Mark as some of the quietest appliances on the market.
These products will carry the recognisable Quiet Mark licence, helping consumers to easily find the most noiseless options available along with the assurance that they have been independently assessed. The team at Quiet Mark scientifically test an extensive range of sound levels in high-performing products, so they can identify those at the quiet end of the spectrum.
"At Bosch and Siemens, our team of expert designers are committed to ensuring noise reduction within the engineering, without compromising the high-performance of each appliance,' says Manfred Normann, chief financial officer at BSH Home Appliances. "We are thrilled to be recognised by Quiet Mark as having some of the quietest products in the cooling and washing categories."
The Quiet Mark award programme is the commercial trading arm of the UK Noise Abatement Society charitable foundation founded in 1959 by John Connell OBE, who is the grandfather of Quiet Mark's co-founder, Poppy Szkiler. The Noise Abatement Society has over 60 years' experience with specialist campaigns whose remit is finding international noise reduction solutions for the public benefit and that of the environment.
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