Only run your dishwasher with full loads of dishes.

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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.

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In addition to your Action Plan, you can search through our Energy Tips. There are ideas for quick behavior changes, weekend projects, maintenance, when it breaks, health and comfort, and other energy saving ideas. You can easily add those to your action plan.

If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.