Though it's a top performer, this model's fan runs continuously until its internal bucket is full, adding to its noise and about a 50 to 60 watt ncrease in energy consumption when set on high speed.
The Danby DDR60A3GP is part of the Dehumidifier test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Dehumidifier models like the DDR60A3GP are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Water removal: Water removal measures pints per day removed under 80º F and 60 percent relative humidity as well as 70º F and 70 percent relative humidity. Models closest to claimed removal scored higher.
Humidistat accuracy: Humidistat accuracy is how closely humidistats came to keeping the humidity levels we set for them in our test chamber.
Energy efficiency: Energy efficiency measures kWh needed to remove a pint of water from the air; the fewer the kilowatts, the higher the score.
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