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This saves substantial amounts of energy (both from washing and heating water) and water. Smaller load settings should also be used, if available. Prewashing dishes is usually unnecessary.

Washing dishes by hand typically uses more water and energy than using a dishwasher.*

Consider washing at night to increase energy savings.

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ENERGY STAR program
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    Scrape dirty dishes-don't rinse.
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    Operate your dishwasher with full loads; fewer wash cycles.
    Air dry dishes instead of using the heat dry setting.
    For more energy savings consider installing and ENERGY STAR® Certified Heat Pump Water Heater and claim your rebate
    *U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ENERGY STAR program
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