Dinesh Shah and Daniel Carter from the Engineering Department at the University of Florida have reblended laundry detergent; the mix resulting in a 20% drier than usual wash. Considering that nearly 6% of all residential electricity is used on clothes dryers, the cost savings to consumers and the environment could be in the millions. For more details, read Wired Magazine’s article, Drier Laundry Through Chemistry.
My posts are skimpy ’cause I’m in the process of moving. I will -unfortunately- be otherwise engaged for the next couple weeks. Volunteers for blog posting, moving or organizing are heartily encouraged to apply. If you’re in the mood for an adventure come to El Paso; we’ll have a slumber party at the Brewhouse.