The History and Future of Hand Dryers

While the hand dryers we use every day may not seem like revolutionary pieces of technology, they actually represent an extraordinary evolution in hand sanitisation. Obstetrician Ignaz Semmelweis first cottoned onto the importance of clean hands in the 1840s, although his theory wasn’t taken seriously for many years. Imagine Semmelweis’s delight if he could have…

Fact or Myth – Are Hand Dryers Better for The Environment?

It’s a commonly debated topic and a surprisingly nuanced question – are electric hand dryers or paper towels a better choice for the environment? While it would be useful to have a definitive answer (and many have tried), variations in bathroom traffic, hand dryer models, efficiency, waste management and various other factors means that the…

Our Top Tips for Maintaining Your Hand Dryers

Electric hand dryers are fast, effective, and modern options are more efficient and quieter than ever before, but how do you care for these machines to ensure you get the best performance and longevity for your investment? While it won’t take much effort some regular cleaning and attention can make a big difference, and can…

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Conventional Hand Dryers vs. High Speed Hand Dryers

Electric hand dryers are now an expected feature in many public facilities, but it can seem almost impossible to simply choose the right one! There are the tried and tested conventional hand dryers, and there are the new high speed options. In both categories, there are superior brands and models. So which option is right…