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How energy efficient is a Dishwasher?

Dishwashers can be very energy efficient appliances, as they use less water and energy than washing dishes by hand. Here are a few ways that dishwashers can be energy efficient:

  1. Energy Star rating: The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program rates dishwashers on their energy efficiency. A dishwasher with an Energy Star rating meets certain energy efficiency standards and can help you save money on your energy bills.
  2. Water usage: Dishwashers use less water per load than washing dishes by hand.
  3. Energy usage: Dishwashers use less energy per load than washing dishes by hand. They also use less energy to heat the water than washing dishes by hand.
  4. Smart features: Some dishwashers have smart features such as delay start, which allows you to program the dishwasher to run during off-peak hours when energy rates are lower.
  5. Energy-saving cycles: Some dishwashers have energy-saving cycles such as air-dry or half-load, which can help save energy and water.

It is important to note that the energy efficiency of a dishwasher can vary depending on the model and the way you use it. Using the dishwasher only when it is full, and selecting the right cycle, can also help to save resources and money. Additionally, using the right detergent, rinse aid, and cleaning the filters regularly, can also help the dishwasher to run more efficiently.

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