5 Appliances That Are Energy-Hungry

2. Dehumidifier

Humid basements may need dehumidifiers to stave off mold and mildew, but you can probably keep your machine at a relatively low setting. If you live in a dry region, you may not be very familiar with the dehumidifier. It’s an appliance that removes moisture from the air. In very humid, wet areas, like South Florida or the U.S. Northwest, this can be crucial for health reasons, since too much water vapor in the air can cause mold to grow and can make a cozy environment for dust mites. It can also cause damage to belongings placed in storage. Lots of people leave dehumidifiers running all the time. That’s why they’re such a huge power consumer