1.5.19 Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes

1.5.19 Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes


The measure consists in using the washing machine and dishwasher only when there are full loads because in this way it is more efficient.


  • Reduce electricity consumption

  • Reduce water consumption

  • Almost no effort is required


  • User acceptance

  • Sometimes if washing machines or dishwashers are excessively full, the cleaning will not be effective

Economic assessment

The cost is zero.

References and best practices

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Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices

Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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