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New Hand Dryer Technology: Sustainable, Hygienic and Cost-effective

Continuing Education

Learn At Your Own Pace - You can take this course and follow along at your own pace. Speed up, slow down, or stop now and finish later. Click "Take the Course Test" to go straight to the test and earn your credits. You'll know immediately if you have earned credits and you will be able to print out your certificate of completion instantly.

Learning Objectives - At the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. List the key characteristics and benefits of different methods of hand drying
  2. Explain the new concepts in energy efficient hand dryers
  3. Identify sustainability and cost effectiveness issues that relate to commercial hand dryers
  4. Summarize the LEED

AIA logo Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW
Delivering more than a new experience of drying hands effectively and an evolved image for the washroom, a new hand dryer technology lowers paper waste, conserves energy and reduces a building's carbon footprint.

This course lists the key characteristics and benefits of different hand drying methods and identifies the sustainability and financial cost issues associated with commercial hand dryers. In addition, it names the LEED® categories where new energy efficient hand dryers can contribute points.

Video clips are employed to demonstrate and explain the concepts of new dryer technology and the research that led to its development. The course concludes with case studies where new hand dryers reinforce the design aesthetic of the project and the business mission of the client.

Course Outline:

This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.

This test is no longer available for credit
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