Dryers use a lot of electricity. But when shopping for a new dryer, there are certain features you can look for that will minimize the amount of energy your dryer guzzles. There are also tips and tricks you can use to save on drying time. Take our quiz to discover them all.
How much energy do dryers use?
1, 000 kilowatts
10, 000 kilowatts
What is the minimum efficiency percentage an appliance needs to have to get an Energy Star label?
What does a dryer use to dry clothes?
heat and steam
heat and moisture
air and heat
What can the tumbling motion in a dryer be compared to?
whipping air into egg whites
the washing machine's agitation
a roller coaster ride
What dryer feature helps to save electricity?
the efficiency of the air puller
the size of the tumbler
a moisture sensor
Which manufacturer has designed a top loading dryer?
What is the most efficient type of dryer?
high efficiency (HE) dryers
the clothes line
If you use dryer sheets, what do you need to remember to do?
Separate them before your put them in.
Clean the lint screen thoroughly.
Use non-flammable ones.
What level heat is needed for regular clothes drying?
If you have heavy items, how can you decrease the amount of time they will be in the dryer?
Squeeze out any excess water before putting them in the dryer.