About Electric Hand Dryers
Electric hand dryers are a cost effective way to dry hands. A hand dryer will normally dry hands in about 30 seconds. Fast hand dryers work in about 15 seconds or less. Hand dryers can be vandal resistant, maintenance free, and better for the environment than alternatives.
Electric Hand Dryers come in two types:
- Automatic Hand Dryers
- Push Button Hand Dryers
Electric hand dryers, automatic or push button, allow owners and customers to benefit from an ecologically sound drying method.
Owners will find a lower over all operating cost verses paper towels. They will also find that plumping , and maintenance expenses are lower. No paper to clog toilets and less time spent filling paper towel dispensers.
Customers will find a reliable dryer that will never run out of paper towels. High performance electric hand dryers will dry hands in 15 seconds or less.
Hand Dryer Height for Installation
One constant which can be seen, as stated by Bradley Corporation, is "Anything that a person might need to reach should be a maximum of 48”...read Hand Dryer Height for Installation.
Environmentally Conscious Hand Dryers
The drastic improvements that have occurred within the world of hand dryers may have gone unnoticed. Many new models that offer superior hand-drying abilities and building supervisors are becoming aware of the benefits of placing hand dryers in their restrooms.
States are promoting the elements of “green building” that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created.
Components of Green Building
- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Water Efficiency
- Environmentally Preferable Building Materials and Specifications
- Waste Reduction
- Toxics Reduction
- Indoor Air Quality
- Smart Growth and Sustainable Development
Buildings are now being built with "green" in mind. Even remodels can take advantage of the "green" dryers and hands-free restrooms. To encourage the use of hand dryers, owners find people prefer fast dryers. Choosing the right products ensures that they will be used.
Find a hand dryer that meets green regulations by looking for the GreenSpec® listed and LEED™ certified products. Some dryers are now GreenSpec® listed and qualify for LEED™ credits. These dryers meet the concerns of environmentalist and provide an eco-friendly solution.
Electric Hand Dryer Cost Savings
An electric hand dryer will save money compared to paper towels. The savings comes from lower maintenance, no refills, no waste to discard, and no clogged toilets. Pay back is usually about 12 to 24 months depending on usage. The more hands to dry, the fast the pay back.
Electric Hand Dryer Manufacturers
Hand dryer manufacturers continue to improve on the design and efficiency of hand dryers. American Dryer Inc., American Specialties, Inc., Bradley Corp., Bobrick, SaniFlow, and World Dryer make hand dryers for most situations. Each of these manufacturers stands behind products with warranties, technical support, and parts. Their products are tested and certified.