The EXTREMEAIR EXT7-M high-speed automatic hand dryer uses a one-piece steel cover with white epoxy finish. It uses a high-velocity air stream to dry hands in an average of 12-15 seconds. An automatic infrared sensor allows the dryer to run for 35 seconds or until hands are removed from under the sensor. Sound and speed are adjustable via the electronic controller. The hand dryer is hard wired to any standard voltage between 100 to 240 volts 50/60 Hz. Up to 3 units can be wired to one 20 amp dedicated line. Operating cost is $0.18 per 1000 hand dryings based on $0.10/KWH electrical cost. This surface-mounted hand dryer meets GreenSpec standards is certified by Greener Product LLC and earns Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits with the Green Building Certification Institute. Standby power is less than one watt at 120 volts. It has a five-year warranty covering same-day factory performed labor and repair or exchange of defective parts (at the manufacturers option). Hand dryers use high-velocity air streams to remove water from hands. They are an alternative to cloth or paper towels and are often used in public facilities. American Dryer Inc. has been manufacturing hand dryers in the USA since 1952. The company is headquartered in Livonia Michigan.