Solar Power Clothes Dryer

This low-tech energy saver consists of a 20-foot length of rope and twenty or so clothes pins.

Solar Power Clothes Dryer

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Using a drying rack inside also works well, but it takes a little longer to dry clothes.

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The energy reduction here can be substantial. Hang-drying your clothes costs nothing in electrical usage.

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Another laundry tip is to wash your clothes in cold water. Up to 90 percent of the energy needed to wash clothes is attributed to heating the water.

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The average family will save $60 a year by washing in cold water.

Via Instructables, Published: 2009.03.26

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