Thermoelectric Dryer – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Team Members 
Principal Investigator: Kyle Glusenkamp
Entrepreneurial Lead: Ahmad Abu-Heiba
Industry Mentor: Guolian Wu

Technology Description

The majority of U.S. homes contain an electric clothes dryer, and these appliances account for about 6% of residential energy consumption. Thermoelectric Dryer has been developing a ventless dryer using thermoelectric heat pump can reduce energy consumption by about 40% while being less expensive to purchase than the existing vapor compression-based heat pump dryers on the market.