Remodelista: Top 10 Dishwashers

September 20, 2012

After a couple of decades of fine tuning, almost all conventional built-in dishwashers perform admirably in the cleaning department. The differentiating factors come down to questions such as: How quiet is the operation? What are the energy-saving options (such as shortened cycles, half-load options, condensation drying, and water-flow control)? Are the heating coils and controls concealed? Is the unit Energy Star-rated (which means it's 41 percent more energy efficient than the minimum federal standard)? more….