This new system, unveiled in NYC yesterday could save energy, money and cut down on waste.

This article titled “Sir James Dyson unveils tap system with air dryers called Airblade Tap” was written by Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 4th February 2013 23.00 UTC

The agony of walking with dripping hands from a sink to a hand dryer or towel dispenser might seem like the ultimate first world problem – but the British inventor Sir James Dyson thinks it needs fixing.

Luckily, he has the solution: the Airblade Tap, a tap system with inbuilt air dryers which blow cold air at 450 miles per hour over the hands to “scrape” them dry, which he says will make huge cost and environmental savings compared with warm air dryers and paper towels.

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