Compact Placed on the countertop. Usually half the height of a regular dishwasher. Freestanding Not integrated at all. Built-under Is integrated under the countertop. Front door is fixed. Semi-integrated Integrated under the countertop. Front can be changed to fit kitchen surrounding. Fully-integrated Integrated under countertop. Has hidden controls and entire front can be changed to fit kitchen surrounding.
Energy efficiency classes are graded on a scale from A+++ to G - A+++ being more energy efficient. The energy label is applicable to most white goods, cars, light bulbs etc. According to EU directives (92/75/CEE, 94/2/CE, 95/12/CE, 96/89/CE, 2003/66/CE), the label must be displayed.