ELECTRICAL HAND DRYERS: A HYGIENIC ALTERNATIVE
According to scientific community, hands washing is a fundamental element to fight the microorganisms and diseases of a public restroom. In this sense, ffuuss ™ electric hand dryers contain a high quality HEPA H13 filter, with an efficiency of 99.97% to ensure hands drying with pure air. This is primarily relevant for its use in food and hospital contexts, where disinfection requirement is a must.
From an environmental point of view, these are the benefits of ffuuss ™ hand dryers:
Numerous independent studies prove that electric hand dryers are hygienic. The air the user breathes is the air that is used to dry his or her hands. Touchless operation, modern antibacterial materials and HEPA filter technology prevent the spread of germs and breathable dust. Several devices are even certificated for use in the food processing industry. In its study, the German federal environmental agency (UBA) declared that hand dryers are hygienically comparable to other hand drying systems, such as paper. The German federal agency for work safety and work medicine (BAuA) has authorized the use of hand dryers in public spaces without any restrictions. By choosing electrical hand dryers, you choose a modern, efficient, environmentally friendly and hygienic solution.
2. Environmentally friendly
Electric hand dryers are produced according to the best and most up-to-date ecological standards. Waste production –in comparison to paper or fabric towels– is zero. In addition, energy use is very low, and such are CO2 emissions. In 2014, for instance, the German federal environmental agency considered electric hand drying environmentally friendly.
Modern electric hand dryers need less energy per use (starting at circa 150 uses/day). With regard to their whole life cycle, electric hand dryers have a positive energy balance. Only high quality materials that meet current scientific standards are used in assembling electric hand dryers.
During service, electric hand dryers reduce operating costs. Refilling and recycling paper is not necessary and rooms can be cleaned less frequently. The costs for electricity are far below costs for towels, cleaning, and waste disposal.
Although there is a wide scientific literature about the advantages of electrical hand dryers, it is important to emphasize that the key issue concerning to hands hygiene is the human one, that is, handwashing good practices.