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Ask the Expert - Clothes Dryers Have Earned the ENERGY STAR!

Check out this video to get expert advice on saving energy with an ENERGY STAR certified clothes dryer! Qualifying dryers use 20 percent less energy than conventional models, delivering financial savings and a reduced carbon footprint to American families.

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If you're in the market for a new dryer whether gas or electric, new ENERGY STAR models use 20 percent less energy, helping you save money, and fight climate change. ENERGY STAR dryers use improved sensors to more effectively stop the drying cycle when the load is dry. This saves energy and prolongs the life of your clothes.

Get the most savings from your dryer by choosing a low heat drying cycle which takes longer but typically uses less energy. Some ENERGY STAR certified clothes dryers have really innovative features, such as energy saving heat pump technology that heats and recirculates ambient air.

You can save even more with an ENERGY STAR washer and dryer pair. New ENERGY STAR certified clothes washers use about 25 percent less energy and only 13 gallons of water per load compared to the 23 gallons used by a standard machine. If all clothes dryer sold in the US were ENERGY STAR certified, Americans could save 1.5 billion dollars each year and help fight climate change.

ENERGY STAR is the simple choice for energy efficiency. Join the millions who are making a difference at