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The Top Eleven Low Energy, High Speed Hand Dryers

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 efficient hand dryers available. To see others that are comparable please see the energy efficient hand dryer section here .

Any prices quoted below are ex VAT and correct at time of post update. Please check links below to view current prices.


Points to bear in mind

To help you compare the hand dryers below against a conventional hand dryer or paper towels:

Conventional hand dryer

  • Typical rated power: 2500W
  • Typical dry time: 40 seconds
  • Typical energy per dry: 27.78 Wh
  • Typical cost per 1000 dries: £3.33
  • Typical carbon production per 1000 dries: 15 Kg/CO 2

Paper towels

Using an average of 0.6p per paper towel and a typical use of 3 paper towels per dry

  • Typical cost per 1000 dries: £17.98
  • Typical carbon production per 1000 dries: 22.5 Kg/CO 2

To read more about hand dryers versus paper towels and their impact on the environment and associated costs, please see here.


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Our online hand dryer selector gives you suggestions based on your own unique requirements

The 11 energy efficient, high speed hand dryers

The tables below show the hand dryer at its most energy efficient setting. There may be other settings available, providing faster dry times dependent upon the model.

1. Dryflow EcoSlim hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £292
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 300 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
180W 22 seconds 1.10 Wh £0.13 0.59 Kg/CO 2

2. Mitsubishi Jet Towel Slim hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £581
  • Suitable traffic use: over 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
550W 14 seconds 2.14 Wh £0.26 1.16 Kg/CO 2

3. Turboforce hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £290
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energy per dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
700W 12 seconds 2.33 Wh £0.28 1.26 Kg/CO 2

4. Mitsubishi Smart hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £399
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 300 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
730W 12 seconds 2.4 Wh £0.29 1.3 Kg/CO 2

5. Dryflow D-Flow hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £552
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
420W 21 seconds 2.45 Wh £0.29 1.32 Kg/CO 2

6. Turboforce Junior Plus hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £165
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 100 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
500W 18 seconds 2.5 Wh £0.30 1.35 Kg/CO 2

7. G-Force MKII hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £329
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
420W 23 seconds 2.68 Wh £0.32 1.45 Kg/CO 2

8. Dryflow Ecoforce hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £177.50
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 100 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
500W 21 seconds 2.92 Wh £0.35 1.58 Kg/CO 2

9. World Dryer VERDEdri hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £467.5
  • Suitable traffic use: over 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
950W 12 seconds 3.17 Wh £0.38 1.71 Kg/CO 2

10. Dyson V airblade hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £555
  • Suitable traffic use: over 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
1000W 12 seconds 3.33 Wh £0.40 1.8 Kg/CO 2

11. Stealthforce Plus hand dryer

  • Average cost per unit ex VAT: £424.35
  • Suitable traffic use: up to 500 uses per day
Rated power Dry time Energyper dry Costper 1000 dries Carbon productionper 1000 dries
750W 16 seconds 3.33 £0.40 1.8 Kg/CO 2

Our online hand dryer selector gives you suggestions based on your own unique requirements


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