Background and Identification
The Kenmore Elite HE3 is a 7.2-cubic-foot capacity electric dryer by Kenmore, a household appliance brand sold by Sears. As of 2017, Kenmore products are produced by Whirlpool, LG, Electrolux, Panasonic, Cleva North America, and Daewoo Electronics. The Kenmore Elite HE3 comes as a washer or dryer and the varieties are sold separately. The Elite HE3 line of washers and dryers is Energy Star compliant, which means they use at least 20-percent less energy than the minimum U.S. Department of Energy standards. The HE3 line features a front-loading design.
The Elite HE3 dryer includes special settings in addition to standard cycles. The dryer features a sensor that can shut off the machine when it determines the load is dry. It also includes a heated drying rack located on the bottom of the machine that is designed to dry hats and shoes. This Kenmore dryer also features technology that is meant to prevent delicates from being burned and wrinkled. The Elite HE3 line was sold in flat white or black colors. The dryer unit could be purchased as either a natural gas or electric model, though the Elite HE3 washer can only be run on electricity.
The Kenmore Elite HE3 dryer measures 38 inches from the bottom of the unit to the top of the control panels. It has a width of 27 inches and a depth of 31.5 inches. The natural gas version weighs 147 pounds while the electric unit weighs 142 pounds.
- Wikipedia: Kenmore Appliances
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