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April 26 at #KBtribechat – A Focus on the Dishwasher

A design discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances

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Everyone loves to cook, but clean-up is a different story.  Join GE Appliances on Wednesday, April 26 at 2 pm eastern time for a lively discussion on dishwashers where we’ll share tips for dealing with sticky silverware and the dreaded white film on glasses. We’ll also discuss the latest in dishwasher innovation from new finishes to product innovation, including a spray arm that cleans those hard to reach corner glasses.

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The KBtribechat questions:
1. What’s your biggest pet peeve when it comes to dishwashers? How could design be improved?
2. When you buy a dishwasher what are your must-have features?
3. There is an art form to properly loading dishes. Who typically loads/unloads the dishwasher in your house? Do they do it well?
4. Dishwashers have gone high-tech. How have you used technology with your dishwasher?
5.How do you ensure the best clean? Share your tips from products to techniques.
6. Do you coordinate the finish of your dishwasher with other appliances in the kitchen? Why/why not?
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Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Did you hear that? We didn’t either.

In America, no dishwasher is quieter than a Miele. Other leading dishwasher manufacturers tout similar claims, but what they fail to reveal is the SoundTruth™.

Sponsor and host Miele, Inc, the world’s largest family-owned appliance company will lead our July 10th discussion on KBTribeChat all about dishwashers. Join us from 2 to 3PM EST on Twitter by adding #kbtribechat to your tweets, or stay tuned to @KBTribeChat and @MieleUSA for the Tweetchat link.

 

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This discussion will be all about Miele dishwashers and help you uncover the SoundTruth – because at Miele, the truth lies in the numbers.

Miele recently commissioned Owens Corning Acoustics Research Center (OCARC) to conduct extensive independent comparative dishwasher testing. Tests were conducted on both ‘clean’ and ‘soiled’ loads, simulating a true, at-home application.

 

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The tests showed that when soiling was introduced, a leading manufacturer, who aggressively promotes low sound levels, recorded an increase of 6 decibel levels as compared to its advertised sound levels, while Miele Dishwashers maintained the same decibel rating.

Here are our discussion questions.  Be sure to do your homework!  We look forward to chatting with you.

Q1: How many Miele dishwashers have you specified?

Q2: What is the most important feature in a dishwasher?

Q3: How important is the “quiet factor” when it comes to dishwashers?

Q4: A DW that is 3 decibels higher is equivalent to the noise made when running how many dishwashers simultaneously?

Q5: What dishwasher would you guess is the quietest in America?

Here is the transcript for this #kbtribechat.

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