Only heating water for a few hot drinks at a time, avoiding unnecessary boiling. Powering down into a low energy mode when not in use.
Over a typical week, the Flavia Creation 400 was calculated to be:
52% more energy efficient than the three leading bean to cup machines**
78% more energy efficient than the leading single serve competitor**
** Based on testing conducted by an independent research organisation in 2009. Average energy used per cup served based on 200 cups/week throughput.