dishwasher energy saving - Home Energy Saving Ideas - Energy Diet - Bob Vila
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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.