dishwasher energy saving - Home Energy Saving Ideas - 12 Ways to Go on an Energy Diet - Bob Vila
Fill to the Max
FACT:According to the California Energy Commission, a load of dishes cleaned in a dishwasher requires 37% less water than washing them by hand.
DIET PLAN: Don't rinse dishes before loading and be sure to fill your dishwasher to its capacity before running. Save more by opening the door after the final rinse to let dishes air-dry naturally. Also, run the machine at night to benefit from off-peak rates.