paul wheaton wrote:Three times in the last 24 hours I was told that it is absolute fact that dishwashers use less water.
Henry Wong wrote:as you are not supposed to not use it for a long period of time.
paul wheaton taken out of context wrote:...dishwashers use less water.
Henry Wong, using my midwestern US bias wrote:
Every kitchen in NYC has a dishwasher...
Henry Wong wrote:Every kitchen in NYC has a dishwasher, and the last thing that you want is to lower the value of your home because of a missing piece of equipment. This is why we have a high end one, and went through the trouble of placing it perfectly in the room -- Perfect distant from the sink. Does not interfere with cooking or washing when the door is lowered. Matches the other appliances. etc. etc.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Of course my "kitchen" leaves a lot to be desired. Like a counter and a place for the microwave. The microwave I get, but people still needed counters years ago.
Pat Farrell wrote:
When was it built? In the late 50s and early 60s, the claim was that TV dinners would free the housewife of the slavery of the kitchen, and so the kitchens of that era were tiny.
marc weber wrote:Washing?
Bert Bates wrote:Of course I can't miss an opportunity to talk about water conservation
If you REALLY want to cut down on your water use, stop eating mammals. A pound of beef takes about 3,000 gallons of water to produce... that's a lot of dishwasher cycles.
A pond of beef takes even more water.
Ulf Dittmer wrote:Maybe not if you consider that the fish needs additional water to live in