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Excel Dryer Announces New High-Speed, Energy-Efficient XLERATORecoR Hand Dryer
Associated Press
2014-05-21 03:01 AM

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2014--Excel Dryer, Inc., manufacturer of the original, patented, high-speed, energy-efficient XLERATOR R hand dryer, introduces the new XLERATOR ecoR hand dryer. The XLERATOR ecoR uses new "no heat" technology to dry hands in 15 seconds* using only 500 watts, making it the most energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly hand dryer on the planet.

"At Excel Dryer, we put a lot of energy into saving it," said Vice President of Marketing William Gagnon. "XLERATOR ecoR continues Excel Dryer's commitment to providing the most cost effective and energy-efficient hand dryers with the same proven performance, reliability and durability expected from Excel Dryer products."

XLERATOR ecoR sets another new industry standard in green innovation and sustainability. Drawing four and a half amps or less, multiple XLERATOR ecoR units can be installed on one circuit, which significantly reduces installation time and costs. XLERATOR ecoR represents over a 95 percent cost savings versus paper towels and eliminates their labor, maintenance and waste, while creating a more hygienic restroom environment. Additionally, XLERATOR ecoR significantly reduces a facility's carbon footprint, helping facilities qualify for several LEED R v4 Credits and Green Globes to achieve corporate or government sustainability goals.

"XLERATOR ecoR is the most energy-efficient hand dryer and is well-suited for countries where reducing energy usage is critical, particularly in warmer climates where the heat is less beneficial" said Vice President of International Denis Gagnon, Jr. "The XLERATOR ecoR 'no heat' technology significantly reduces energy consumption required by hand dryers with heated air and has the smallest carbon footprint of any other hand dryer."

XLERATOR ecoR has the option to be ordered with a 1.1 Noise Reduction Nozzle or the new HEPA Filtration System that removes 99.97 percent of bacteria and particles at 0.3 microns from the air stream and is the only one with a washable metal mesh pre-filter for reliable performance and extended filter life.

XLERATOR ecoR is also available with the industry's most complete line of optional accessories including an adjustable speed and sound control for sound-sensitive areas, an ADA-compliant Recess Kit, the XChanger R Combination Kit ?V an ADA-compliant paper towel dispenser retrofit kit, MICROBAN R anti-microbial Wall Guards, and custom digital image covers adopted by several companies and organizations including the USGBC Center For Green Schools Green Apple Program, the New England Patriots, Dunkin Donuts, Coca-Cola and many more.

* Dry time based on third party testing performed by SGS International on standard XLERATOR ecoR hand dryer with 0.8 nozzle to 0.2g or less of residual moisture.

About Excel Dryer, Inc.

Excel Dryer is a family-owned and operated small business that has been manufacturing the finest American made hand dryers for over 50 years and the only ones that are Made In USA Certified R, featuring the XLERATOR R hand dryer models. The XLERATOR R hand dryer uses patented technology to completely dry hands three times faster (10-15 seconds) while using 80 percent less energy than conventional hand dryers. XLERATOR R hand dryer was the first to be GreenSpec R Listed and also help facilities qualify for several LEED R v4 Credits. A peer reviewed (ISO 14040 standards) Life Cycle Assessment of XLERATOR R confirmed it reduces the carbon footprint of hand drying by 50-70 percent when compared to both traditional hand dryers and even 100 percent recycled paper towels. The new XLERATOR ecoR hand dryer model dries hands in 15 seconds using only 500 watts making it the most energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly hand dryer on the planet. Both XLERATOR R and XLERATOR ecoR are available with the industry's most complete line of optional accessories featuring sound controls and HEPA filtration. Learn more at exceldryer.com.

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