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The Cost-Effectiveness of Hand Dryers: A Financial Analysis

In today’s world, cost is an important consideration for businesses and public facilities. While hand dryers might seem like a more expensive option than paper towels, it’s important to consider the long-term financial benefits. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the cost-effectiveness of hand dryers, and help you make an informed decision. At first glance, hand dryers might seem like a more expensive option. They require an initial investment, and some models can be more expensive than others. However, over the long term, the best hand dryers... Read More

Top 9 Quiet Hand Dryers 19/01/2021

Top 10 Quiet Hand Dryers in 2022

Intelligent hand dryers UK have put together a list of the top 10 effective, yet quiet hand dryers on the market. This isn’t just a list of the quietest hand dryers, as a quiet hand dryer that doesn’t dry your hands in a reasonable time period is pointless. The dryers must be effective to be included. Most of these dryers have been approved by the Quiet Mark, an approval from the noise abatement society. The top 9 Effective Quiet Hand Dryers on the Market The Dryflow Viska The Dryflow Classic PLUS Mark II... Read More

Hand Dryers Suitable for Small Children 29/11/2019

Hand Dryers Suitable for Small Children

It has been fairly well documented that small children (under the age of 5) can find loud noises disturbing. As soon as they hear this noise they quickly cover their ears, sometimes scream as loud as the noise its self and may even shed a tear or two.   The new wave of dryers that have appeared over the last 5 to 10 years have, on the whole, ignored this and instead focussed on maximum performance rather than user experience and making them inclusive.  This is quite a problem when... Read More

Find Me An Alternative To The Dyson Airblade 18/01/2019

Find me an alternative to the Dyson Airblade AB14?

The iconic Dyson Airblade ab14 has now been discontinued with only limited supply remaining in the UK. We expect this supply to run dry by the end of 2022. What are the alternatives to the airblade ab14 and how do their features compare? HEPA filtered air The high-quality HEPA filtration system in the AB14 hand dryer is highly desirable because it traps 99.9% microbes and bacteria before they enter airflow, this actually improves the air quality in the washroom as the dryer is effectively removing microbes from the washroom air.... Read More

The Top Eleven Low Energy, High Speed Hand Dryers 03/01/2019

The Top Eleven Low Energy, High Speed Hand Dryers

Here they are, the top 11 low energy, high speed hand dryers. The list is based on the lowest energy consumption per hand dryer, so takes into account the rated power and the dry time to calculate the most energy efficient hand dryer. You have to consider the dry time when looking at getting the most energy efficient hand dryer, as the rated power may be a little higher in one unit, but it’s speed of dry means energy is not wasted. The below give 11 of the most energy... Read More


Which Is The Best Commercial Hand Dryer On The Market In 2022?

Updated 08/5/2022 The ‘Best Commercial Hand Dryers in 2022 list’ has been compiled based on a scoring criterion for speed, energy-efficiency, quiet operation, vandal resistance, life expectancy and overall value. The list provides an overall ‘best’, however it is worth considering the particular needs and budget of your location. The individual product reviews will give you more personalised insights into the best hand dryer for you. If you go to the bottom of the page, you will also find links to the ‘best high-speed’, the ‘best quiet’ and other factors... Read More


The Top 10 Hand Dryers For Schools, Colleges and Universities in 2022

Updated 16/5/2022 Hand Dryers are the logical choice for Schools, Colleges and Universities as the huge cost savings vs paper towels allow scarce funds to be diverted to valuable educational resources. They prevent sinks, urinals and toilets from blocking with paper towels and save caretaker and cleaning staff loads of time restocking dispensers, cleaning mess off the floor and emptying overflowing bins. For a comprehensive discussion on the benefits, go to our hand dryers for schools category page where you will find detailed information on cost savings and environmental benefits... Read More