Why Does My ‘Efficient’ Dishwasher Take a Zillion Minutes for a Load?

Energy and water rules make machines slower and have consumers questioning the cleaning power. Many are devising hacks.

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Competitive Enterprise Institute was cited in the Wall Street Journal on dishwasher efficiency:

The average standard cycle time for a dishwasher has increased from around 70 minutes in 1983 to 160 minutes this year, according to research by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a libertarian think tank that opposes the efficiency rules. 

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal.