Published on June 14th, 2014 | by Derek Markham26
Efficient Clothes Dryers Could Save US $4 Billion A Year In Household Energy Savings
June 14th, 2014 by Derek Markham
Editor’s Note: Where I’m living now, it’s the norm to simply line dry your clothes. It took me some getting used to, but it’s really a fine (and super efficient) clothes drying option, even in a small apartment. That said, I know that not everyone is going to go that route. For those who are going to use a dryer, however, there’s no reason why that dryer shouldn’t be very energy efficient (relative to dryers of the past 10 or 20 years). The NRDC recently made a strong case along these lines, and Derek has the summary:
One incredibly common household appliance, the electric clothes dryer, is responsible for a whopping 2% of electricity consumption in the US, often consuming as much as the refrigerator, washing machine, and dishwasher combined. And while many other…
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