Natural Gas Dryers
- How to Maximize Your Dryer's Efficiency
they say, time is money. This couldn’t be truer than in the laundry
room. The less time your clothes spend drying in the dryer the less
energy use. Here are some easy tips to take your clothes from wet to dry
in an energy efficient way!
Shake out wet clothes
before placing them in the dryer.
over-drying your clothes. Use the automatic sensor control or experiment
with your dryer's timer to determine how long it takes to dry a typical
load. Reduce the drying time for lighter loads.
partial loads wastes energy. Try to organize your washing and drying so
that you are always doing full loads.
drying cycles offer a "cool-down" feature that finishes the job and
prevents heat-set wrinkles by using residual heat from the dryer.
Dry consecutive loads to
take advantage of retained heat
Check the dryer exhaust
ducts periodically to ensure there is no build-up of lint
Ensure the venting through
the outside wall does not become clogged
the lint trap after each use to ensure maximum operating efficiency.
Have your dryer installed
by a certified heating contractor
For information on the features and benefits of natural gas dryers,
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