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Retrofit Measures for Clothes Dryer

Here you will find the data for Clothes Dryer measures available in the National Residential Efficiency Measures Database. Each measure consists of a before-component, an after-component, and the estimated cost to implement the measure. The measures are listed alphabetically based upon the name of the before-component. Where multiple costs are indicated they must be combined to obtain total measure cost (e.g., fixed ($) and normalized ($/sf) costs).

Cost Drivers

There are many factors that influence the ultimate cost of Clothes Dryer measures. The application of the average measure costs displayed below to any particular home is discouraged. Examples of the kinds of issues that can influence the cost of Clothes Dryer measures include:
  • Prevailing local wages
  • Drive time
  • Local code requirements
  • Access
  • Existing construction and materials
  • Condition of existing flue
  • Condition of existing electrical system
  • Type of equipment

Viewing 8 Clothes Dryer Measure(s) of 8

Replace Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Electric

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 13.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 3.1 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: electric
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Electric

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 13.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 3.1 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: electric
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 710 - 800760

Replace Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Electric

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 13.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 3.1 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: electric
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Gas

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 22.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 2.75 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 950 - 10001000

Remove Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Electric

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 13.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 3.1 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: electric
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type:
  • Machine Energy: kWh/load
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
N/A 0 - 00

Replace Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Gas

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 22.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 2.75 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Electric

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 13.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 3.1 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: electric
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 710 - 800760

Replace Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Gas

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 22.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 2.75 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Gas

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 22.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 2.75 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 950 - 10001000

Remove Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Gas

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 22.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 2.75 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type:
  • Machine Energy: kWh/load
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
N/A 0 - 00

Install Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type:
  • Machine Energy: kWh/load
 

Electric

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 13.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 3.1 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: electric
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 710 - 800760

Install Clothes Dryer:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type:
  • Machine Energy: kWh/load
 

Gas

Properties:

  • Drying Energy: 22.0 kBtu/load
  • Energy Factor: 2.75 lb/kWh
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Machine Energy: 0.23 kWh/load

Lifetime:

  • 13 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 950 - 10001000

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