3. G. DEHUMIDIFIERS

  • A dehumidifier that has earned the ENERGY STAR removes the same amount of moisture as a similarly-sized conventional unit, but uses 15 percent less energy. In fact, the annual energy saved by an ENERGY STAR certified dehumidifier could power your ENERGY STAR certified refrigerator for three months.
    Source: U.S. EPA.
  • A dehumidifier that has earned the ENERGY STAR can save consumers about $100 over the life of the unit, while avoiding nearly 1,500 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.
    Source: U.S. EPA.
General Facts:
  • A standard dehumidifier uses about the same amount of energy as a refrigerator and clothes washer combined (about 900 kWh/year).
    Source: U.S. EPA.

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