Posted: Apr 18, 2008
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy with the mission to help consumers save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
Dishwashers are on of the six categories of commercial foodservice products that may qualify for ENERGY STAR. Commercial solid door refrigerators and freezers, fryers, hot food holding cabinets, steam cookers and ice makers are the others.
ACityDiscount has compiled this guide to highlight the savings of selecting energy efficiency ENERGY STAR qualified dishwashers when replacing old equipment, or constructing a new kitchen.
Commercial Dishwashers that have earned the ENERGY STAR are on average 25% more energy-efficient and 25% more water-efficient than standard models.
High and low undercounter temp, single tank door type, single tank conveyor, and multiple tank conveyor machines are all eligible for the ENERGY STAR. Qualified models must meet maximum gallons per rack requirements during the final rinse and use less energy while idling between wash cycles.
What can I save by using energy star qualified commercial dishwashers?
Each qualified commercial dishwasher can save businesses energy about 90 MBtus, and an average of $850/year on their energy bills.
Save water, too! ENERGY STAR qualified commercial dishwashers are 25% more water efficient than standard models. Businesses can also expect to save more than $200/year and 52,000 gallons/year due to reduced water usage.
ACityDiscount sells the following ENERGY STAR Dishwashers:
CMA Dishmachines High Temp Undercounter Dishwasher CMA-180UC
Fagor Commercial Door Style Dishwasher FI-120W
Fagor Commercial Undercounter Dishwasher w/ Booster Heater FI-48W
Fagor Commercial High Temperature Undercounter Glasswasher LVC-21W
CMA Dishmachines Stainless Undercounter Dishwasher Low Temperature L-1X