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Savings Calculator

See how much money your facility could potentially save by switching from paper towels to World Dryer hand dryers — not to mention the environmental savings.

Paper Towel Costs

First, calculate your paper towel costs.


How many cases of paper towels does your facility use each year?

Select a default facility type/size above or enter your known annual use:

What type of paper towels does your facility use?

What is your cost per case including delivery?

Typically $15-$25/case. Double check your receipts to get a more exact estimate.
$

What is your total annual maintenance cost?

Include costs associated with trash disposal, trash bags, dispenser repairs, labor, etc.
$

Your total annual paper towel usage cost:

(# of cases used annually X cost per case) + maintenance cost = total cost of paper towels used annually

$2,500

Hand Dryer Costs

Next, calculate your potential hand dryer costs.


Select your hand dryer model

How many dryers would you like to install?

We recommend one hand dryer unit for every two sinks.

What is your cost of electricity per hour?

Consult eia.gov to find the cost of electricity in your area.
$

Projected total annual hand dryer cost:

# of hand dries X energy per use of selected dryer X electricity cost = total cost of hand dryer usage per year (does not include initial cost of hand dryers and installation).

$41

Annual Cost Comparison


$2,500

TOTAL PAPER TOWELS COST

VS

$41

TOTAL HAND DRYER COST

Cost Savings


$2,459

ANNUAL OPERATION COST SAVINGS

$24,586

10-YEAR OPERATION COST SAVINGS

In 5 Months

RETURN ON INVESTMENT

Environmental Savings


40

 ft3

LANDFILL REDUCTION

17

TREES SAVED

26.7

 lbs

GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS REDUCED

2,000

 lbs

PAPER TOWEL WASTE MINIMIZED

20,000

 gal

WATER SAVED IN PAPER PRODUCTION

2,908

 kWh

ELECTRICITY SAVED IN PAPER PRODUCTION

Ditch the paper towels — switch to hand dryers today.

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