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Florida Water StarSM Technical Manual

Indoor criteria

Appliances

Commercial dishwashers

Background

Commercial dishwashers can consume the largest amount of water in a commercial kitchen. A variety of types and sizes of commercial dishwashers are available. Average commercial dishwasher water use is approximately 4 gallons per rack (Alliance for Water Efficiency 2010).

Requirements and certification

Commercial dishwashers are ENERGY STAR®-labeled.

Maximum Water Use

Dishwasher Type

Water Use (gallons per rack)

Label

High Temperature Requirements

Low Temperature Requirements

Under-counter

≤ 1.00

≤ 1.70

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Stationary single-tank door

≤ 0.950

≤ 1.18

Single-tank conveyor

≤ 0.700

≤ 0.790

Multiple-tank conveyor

≤ 0.540

≤ 0.540

Silver

Gold

Commercial/Institutional

NA

NA

Required

Source: ENERGY STAR®

Installation is to be field-verified by the certifier. To received credit, a dishwasher must be installed by the time of inspection.

St. Johns River Water Management District
4049 Reid Street, Palatka, FL 32177
800-725-5922