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COST SAVINGS – Vortex warm air hand dryers will reduce your current paper towel or linen cost by 90%. TO SEE HOW MUCH YOU CAN SAVE FILL OUT THE FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

LABOR REDUCTION: It is estimated that every case of paper towel requires one hour of labor to fill paper dispensers and dispose of the waste

  • HYGIENE: Hand dryers are rated the most hygienic of all drying methods (Mayo Clinic Study). Independent research by lnnovaltech and S.M. Laboratories demonstrated a 30% reduction in aerobic bacteria compared to paper towels.

  • ENERGY USE: A 10 second hand drying cycle uses half the energy of paper towels when towel production, packaging, and transportation are factored in.

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: Drying hands with a VORTEX warm air dryer produces up to 18 times less greenhouse gas than with paper towels, dramatically reducing your carbon footprint.

  • WASTE REDUCTION: Paper towels end up in landfills because they cannot be recycled.

  • VORTEX Hand dryers comply with current and pending solid waste reduction legislation.

  • POLLUTION: Up to 20,000 gallons of water are polluted to produce 1 ton of paper towel.

  • VORTEX Hand dryers far better than paper towels by every key environmental measure.

ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS: All VORTEX Hand dryers contribute to LEED and BOMA building certifications.

So you can immediately see the savings you will have by switching from paper to Vortex hand dryers fill out the blanks with your information and you will immediately have your payback period.
Should you encounter any problems completing the form please contact us at 1-844-9VORTEX for immediate attention

PLEASE NOTE: TO GIVE YOU AN ESTIMATE OF YOU SAVINGS WE HAVE INDICATED THE AVERAGE SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE INCLUDING INSTALLATION BY A PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICIAN, YOU CAN CONTACT US OR YOUR LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR FOR A QUOTATION ON THE DESIRED UNIT(S)

COST COMPARISON AND SAVINGS CALCULATION

PAPER TOWELS vs. HAND DRYERS
Cases of paper towels used per month Number of hand dryings per month (see Note C)
Number of paper towels per case (see Note B) Hours of hand dryer usage per month (see Note D)
Number of paper towels used per month
Cost of electricity per kWh (see Note E) $
Cost per case, delivered $
Cost of towels per month
Handling cost (see Note A)
Total paper towel costs per month
Total monthly operating cost (see Note F)
OPERATING COST SAVINGS CALCULATE PAYBACK PERIOD
Monthly savings, hand dryers vs. paper towels
Number of hand dryers required (see Note G)
Yearly savings, hand dryers vs. paper towels
Cost per hand dryer including installation (see Note H) $
Total capital cost of hand dryers
Savings in operating costs over 10-year warranty period
Payback period (months)
Calculate

NOTES

A. 25% handling allowance includes the cost of generating requisitions and purchase orders, receiving, storing, servicing towel dispensers, collecting and disposing of used towels. It does not include any incremental plumbing costs that may result from blockage by paper towels.

B. 4,000 multi-fold towels per case is industry standard.

C. 2.5 multi-fold towels per hand dry is industry standard.

D. THE VORTEX ADA HS, ULTRA HS, AND THE CLASSIC HS ALL DELIVER (360) 10-second hand drying cycles per hour of operation.

E. Average North American commercial electricity rate is $0.12 per kWh

F. All Vortex Hand and Hair dryers consume less than 1 kilowatts when in operation.

G. Estimate 1-2 VORTEX hand dryers or 2-3 VORTEX hand dryers per 4 washbasins (depending on use), minimum 1 per WASHROOM

H. Please use the retail sales price of the dryer as $749.00 and the average installation cost as being $150.00, this result will be your worst-case scenario.