The Sunpentown SD-65E is part of the Dehumidifier test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Dehumidifier models like the SD-65E 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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