You need to use only detergent that are specific for use in dishwasher. The detergent brands available are Somat, Finish, Cascade, etc.
All items to be placed in the dishwasher should have dishwasher safe logo. The logo means that the items can be washed in a dishwasher.
You are recommended to use Rinse Aid for sparkling effect and better drying result.
There is no need to rinse the plates before placing them into the dishwasher. It is advisable to clear any leftover food particles from the plates before placing them into the dishwasher.
The consumption value:
Program with maximum Energy consumption : Auto wash program - 1.7kWh
Electricity bill calculation:
Energy Consumption (kWh) = 1.7 kWh
For more information on things to consider before buying a dishwasher, check out Electrolux Dishwasher Buying Guide.