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Heat Pump Clothes Dryer

Average Lifespan

10-13 years

Health Benefits

Cleaner kitchen air, reduced asthma risk

Heat pump clothes dryers use heat pump technology to transfer hot air from outside the dryer to inside. Rather than releasing the humid air through a dryer vent to the exterior of your home, a heat pump dryer sends air through an evaporator to remove the moisture.

Heat pump clothes dryers can be placed anywhere inside your home, no ventwork is needed!

Incentives & Costs

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Upfront Discount

$840

Depending on income

If you already have an electric clothes dryer (even if it’s not a heat pump clothes dryer), you are not eligible for the HEEHRA upfront discount.

For low-income households (under 80 percent of Area Median Income), HEEHRA covers 100 percent of your heat pump clothes dryer costs up to $840. For moderate-income households (between 80 percent and 150 percent of Area Median Income), HEEHRA covers 50 percent of your heat pump clothes dryer costs up to $840.

Total HEEHRA discounts across all qualified electrification projects are capped at $14,000.

All the details

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How does it work?

Heat pump clothes dryers use heat pump technology to transfer hot air from outside the dryer to inside. This hot air flows through the dryer drum, sucking moisture out of your clothes. Rather than releasing the humid air through a dryer vent to the exterior of your home like a conventional dryer, a heat pump dryer sends it through an evaporator to remove the moisture and then reuses the warm air to continue drying your clothes.