Clothes Dryers May Use 35% More Energy Than Advertised
We've all been there. You take a load of clothes out of the dryer only to find that the pair of jeans you want to throw on aren't completely dry.
Although occasionally frustrating, it's hardly a mystery. Heavy denim just takes longer to dry than those polyester blend workout clothes that might be tumbling around with the jeans.
The variety of real-life laundry is a problem not only for people looking for their favorite pair of pants on short notice, but also for the government.
Clothes dryers can account