1200 and 2400 watts
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How much electricity does a dishwasher use a month?
A dishwasher’s base electricity usage is pleasantly inexpensive. For a 1200-watt model and a load time of one hour, you use 1.2 kilowatt-hours (kWh), which is about 12 cents per load on a 10 cent per kWh electricity plan. If you run the appliance five days a week, you’ll end up paying just $2.40 each month for basic electricity consumption.
What is an energy-saving dishwasher?
An energy-saving dishwasher has energy label A, B or C and uses less water and energy. When you invest in an energy-efficient dishwasher, you almost always recoup this investment.
How many gallons of water does a dishwasher use?
Dishwashers dating from before 1994 can use 10 to 15 gallons of water per load. Older Energy Star dishwashers use 4 to 6 gallons of water per load. New standard-sized Energy Star dishwashers use less than 4 gallons for every load.
How much does it cost to run an Energy Star dishwasher?
Older Energy Star dishwashers using five gallons per load will need 0.64 kWh, or 6.4 an hour. Adding the 12 operating cost comes to 18.4 per load, or $3.68 per month. Finally, a new Energy Star dishwasher that uses 3.2 gallons per load only costs 0.38 kWh or 3.8 per hour, which comes to 15.8 when you add in the 12 operating cost.