2012 - A Record Breaking Award Winning Year for SAVORTEX A New British Manufacturing Company

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SAVORTEX shortlisted as finalists for three 2013 sustain’ Magazine Awards.

It is an amazing achievement for SAVORTEX and the Vortex 550 to be shortlisted for three categories in the face of such strong competition

It is tough starting out in a recession, but SAVORTEX a young energetic British company has turned heads and many corners.

In June, SAVORTEX became the first-ever hand dryer to achieve a Guinness World Records title The Vortex 550 EcoSmart is officially recognised by Guinness World Records for its energy efficiency

The world record, Most hands dried using 30kJ of energy, was devised by Guinness World Records officials as a challenge to measure the energy efficiency in hand drying. The Vortex 550 EcoSmart successfully dried four pairs of hands using less than 30kJ of energy. Typically, hand dryers use between 72kJ and 96kJ of power to dry just one pair of hands. SAVORTEX successfully achieved four pairs of dry hands using just 24kJ of energy – smashing the minimums set by Guinness World Records officials and claiming the world record.

In October, Electrical Times announced that SAVORTEX had won the 2012 Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year with The Vortex 550 Eco Smart Hand Dryer

Now in December and a brilliant end to a busy year developing new products and supporting Customers nationwide ,saw this award winning company short listed for three inspiring categories; 2012 Product of The Year, Energy and the Technology Categories. The results will be out soon and the team at SAVORTEX are absolutely thrilled.

Steve Oxley, Editor of Sustain’ Magazine said: “Now in their fifth year, the Sustain’ Magazine awards 2013 has seen an extremely high-calibre of entrants demonstrating best practice in sustainability across the built environment spectrum. It is an amazing achievement for SAVORTEX and the Vortex 550 to be short listed for three categories in the face of such strong competition. We are thrilled to be able to host the awards ceremony that recognises the hard work and commitment of those companies and organisations achieving such high levels of excellence.”

Syed Ahmed, Managing Director at SAVORTEX added “ We set ourselves a task; How could we eliminate the use of environmentally unfriendly, costly paper towels and the use of energy hungry heating elements and out-dated, brushed motor technologies incorporated within conventional hand dryers, yet still give consumers an unrivalled performance from their hand dryer? The result of our R&D is the award winning Vortex 550. If you’re still using conventional hand dryers or paper towels, you could be literally throwing money away.”

SAVORTEX’s principle is to lead business sustainability through innovation and the development of revolutionary, Eco-friendly hand drying products.

SAVORTEX found that energy consumption and a long life cycle, were the two critical factors contributing to the overall cost saving of a hand dryer. Hence, SAVORTEX are proud to announce that their Vortex brush-less bypass Motor technology has passed 2.4 million duty life cycles.

SAVORTEX, improving washroom sustainability.

About SAVORTEX
The Guinness World Records title, Most hands dried using 30kJ of energy, was devised by Guinness World Records officials as a challenge to measure the energy efficiency in hand drying. The Vortex 550 EcoSmart successfully dried four pairs of hands using less than 30kJ of energy. Typically, hand dryers use between 72kJ and 96kJ of power to dry just one pair of hands. SAVORTEX successfully achieved four pairs of dry hands using just under 25kJ of energy – smashing the minimums set by Guinness World Records officials and claiming the world record.
The Vortex 550 winners of the 2012 Electrical Times Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year.

Sustain Magazine has short listed The Vortex in three major categories; 2012 Product of The Year, Energy and the Technology Category
Find us at http://www.savortex.com and follow us @Savortexuk
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SAVORTEX Ltd, One Canada Square, 29th Floor, Canary Wharf, London E14 6DY
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