Keith Lane, P.E., RCDD/NTS Specialist, TPM, LC, LEED AP, Director/Vice President, Engineering, SASCO, Seattle

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Lighting and Lighting Controls July 1, 2006

Washing Away Electrical Costs

At our company, we believe that it is incumbent to implement new technology and good design practice to provide more value and efficiency to the owner and end user. One such technology that's becoming more prevalent in multi-unit high-rise residential projects: the ventless combination washer and dryer. This appliance uses a 120-volt/20-amp circuit with plumbing requirements similar to that of a common dishwasher. Because of its reduced size, the ventless combination unit can be placed in a number of locations, depending on the floor plan of the condo and the needs of the resident (see "All in One," below).

By Keith Lane, P.E., RCDD/NTS Specialist, TPM, LC, LEED AP, Director/Vice President, Engineering, SASCO, Seattle