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Clothes Dryer...
« on: March 27, 2019, 04:30:06 PM »

Has anyone interfaced a heat exchanger from a hydronic system into a clothes dryer?
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Re: Clothes Dryer...
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2019, 05:29:35 PM »

A few people have tried it, takes about twice as long to dry a load of clothes.
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Re: Clothes Dryer...
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2019, 05:22:25 AM »

My dad did, maybe he'll post a picture. He used a separate blower to blow extra hot air through the dryer. That helped speed up drying from just sucking heated air through,  but it still took longer to dry. You're running at cooler temps so it's hard to beat the electric that basically boils the water out.
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