We all think of hot water when it comes to easy dish washing but hot water is triple whammy for your bills. It includes the water usage, electricity or gas usage for heating it and sewer bills. But is there a ways through which you can save money and get your dishes washed more efficiently. Some researchers suggest that by following energy saving tips one can save up to $100 per year. Here are some best tips which can prove efficient when it comes to energy saving and green living.
1. Practice effective dishwashing
The easiest and more effective way of saving energy is setting your dishwasher correctly. Many dishwashers have heat dry option that basically bakes the dishes with help of hot air after they are washed and rinsed to further dry them quick and easy.
2. Good habits with your dishwasher
If you stack dishes the wrong way with excess food you may have to do up the load twice and that is pretty inefficient. You can practice scraping your dishes of excess food and dry layers but don’t pre-wash them. Stack your unwashed dishes faced inside as all the dishwashers are designed in a way so that spraying water and soap comes from the middle. Try to find dishwashing detergents that are free from chlorine as they lead to production of organochlorines that are carcinogens in nature.
Also you should only run your dishwasher when it is full to make it more efficient. There are many more techniques that may help you save more energy.