How much does the dehumidifier cost to run?

27th Apr 2015 | |

The cost of electricity consumption for 24 hr constant operation varies from around £2.50 per day for our standard industrial machine to around £6.40 per day for our larger portable machine. The table below shows a breakdown of the average power consumption, running cost for 24 hours and daily capacity of our most popular products.

Dehumidifier Running Costs

Dehumidifier Type Power Consumption Per Hour Avg Running Cost 24 Hours Capacity Per Day
Large Industrial Dehumidifier 0.69 kW Per Hour £2.54 55 Litres
Compact Industrial Dehumidifier 0.76 kW Per Hour £2.74 48 Litres
Compact Domestic Dehumidifier 0.36 kW Per Hour £1.30 19 Litres
Small Adsorption Dehumidifier 0.88 kW Per Hour £3.15 12 Litres
Medium Adsorption Dehumidifier 1.22 kW Per Hour £4.37 22 Litres
Large Adsorption Dehumidifier 1.78 kW Per Hour £6.41 38 Litres
Large Low Grain Dehumidifier 0.69 kW Per Hour £2.54 63 Litres
Extra Large Low Grain Dehumidifier
0.92 kW Per Hour £3.38 91 Litres


Do dehumidifiers use a lot of electricity?

The benefits of using an efficient dehumidifier to draw moisture the air room mean that they are usually the most economical solution. The amount of time you’ll need to leave your dehumidifier running depends on the size of the room and the type of dehumidifier used as well as the starting humidity levels of the room.

To ensure that you select the product which offers the most suitable capacity of collecting water at the most economical energy consumption please get in touch with our knowledgeable team for advice.

Can I leave my dehumidifier on all day?

Initially, you are likely to need to run your dehumidifier continuously due to the high level of humidity until the RH is around 50 to 55%.

Our products are designed to be used for long periods of time to ensure the safe drying of your property. If you’re unsure of how long to run your dehumidifier we can offer expert advice as well as a moisture sampling to monitor progress.

Please see the dehumidifier rental page or call us for further information.

Page updated: 26/05/2019