This Standard specifies
a) methods to be used in measuring the energy and water consumption levels of household dishwashers; and
b) maximum and high efficiency energy and water consumption limits for household dishwashers.
This Standard applies to household electrically-powered automatic dishwashers designed for a 60 Hz ac supply and a nominal system voltage not exceeding 250 V.
This Standard does not apply to commercial, industrial, or institutional dishwashers.
In this Standard, "shall" is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; "should" is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements. Legends to equations and figures are considered requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.
The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.