HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) -  Bosch home appliances was recently recognized by New York House Magazine with an Innovative Green Design Award (IGDA) Special Mention for Resource Efficiency. The panel of independent judges selected Bosch among the many appliance category entries for its energy- and water-saving qualities.

Bosch is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its products during each phase of their life cycle: manufacturing, everyday use, and subsequent recycling and disposal. Precision German engineering enables Bosch to design some of the most water- and energy-efficient appliances on the market, including:

In fact, this commitment to the environment has helped Bosch earn the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award two years in a row.

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About IGDA
The IGDA panel consisted of sustainable architect and retrofitter Ellen Honigstock, sustainability consultant Joanna Black, green builder Mark Jupiter, green marketing researcher Doug Mazeffa, and ecofriendly interior designer Cheryl Terrace. The judges vetted each of the entries and debated the issues surrounding the manufacture, lifecycle, innovation, usefulness, beauty and sustainability of each product. The discussion focused on the environmental impact of materials and resources that went into creating these products, as well as their design, price, and practicality. Bosch was spotlighted in these discussions for its overall resource efficiency in both the manufacture and functioning of its products.

New York House Magazine is owned by ScheinMedia, a diversified media company formed in 2006 by Jonathan A. Schein.

About Bosch
Bosch Home Appliances is part of BSH Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group, the third largest appliance manufacturer in the world. Known worldwide for raising standards in appliance efficiency and quietness, Bosch is the only US appliance manufacturer with entire product lines of ENERGY STAR qualified dishwashers, washers and refrigeration. With US headquarters in Huntington Beach, CA, the company operates an appliance park in New Bern, North Carolina comprised of state-of-the-art factories for washers, dryers, dishwashers, ranges, ovens and cooktops.

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