Hot air hand dryers reduce airborne bacteria
Commissioned by the working committee of hot air hand dryer manufacturers in the ZVEI, the renowned Institut Fresenius and ipi Institute for Product Research examined this recurring issue:
Benefits of hot air hand dryers at a glance
- The myth that these hand dryers "spit out bacteria" has, after this study, finally been laid to rest. The opposite is the case: Hot air hand dryers reduce the amount of airborne bacteria.
- In terms of hygiene and ecology, hot air hand dryers, recycled paper towel dispensers and fabric towel dispensers are comparable – as determined by the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) and the German Federal Health Agency (BGA).
- According to a study by the ipi Institute in 2000, electric hot air hand dryers come out on top on economy.
- From the viewpoint of the installer, this makes hot air hand dryers the best system: They are energy efficient and environmentally responsible, and offer an advanced solution that does not create waste for disposal.