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Hand dryer vs. paper towel

The profitability calculation compares the drying methods hand dryer and paper towel with regard to various costs under the same basic conditions.

Calculate yourself the savings when switching to an electronic hand dryer from starmix.

Economic efficiency calculator

How many devices are currently in use?

Drag the slider to indicate the number of paper towel dispensers currently in use.
Number of devices

How often are the devices used?

Drag the slider to select the average number of uses per day and per device for hand dryers and paper towels.

Average values of other cost factors

You can replace these values with your own values to get an even more accurate result.

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Annual Savings

Please choose a starmix hand dryer to calculate your potential savings on consumption costs.

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Cost savings  €

Alternative

Please select a second starmix hand dryer to compare the savings potential.

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Notes on the calculation

The operating costs of the hand dryers are determined from the number of uses per year, the energy consumption (performance data of the selected device and your costs per kwH in €) and the drying time of the respective device model.

The operating costs of the paper towel dispensers are determined from the number of uses per year, the number of paper towels per drying (2) and the cost per paper towel in cents.

Not included are the purchase prices of the respective devices and any costs for personnel and storage.