Energy Efficiency
Turn Off High Temperature Dishwasher When Not In Use

What Is It?

Dishwashers demand a significant quantity of energy. High temperature dishwashers have a heat booster to raise the temperature of the water. The heat is instantaneous and the heat booster is always in a semi-ready standby state, prepared to wash dishes and drawing energy, unless it is shut off entirely.

Benefits

Turning the dishwasher completely off overnight and during times of inactivity saves energy and reduces utility costs. The amount of energy being consumed depends on the size of the machine and the dishwasher temperature settings.

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