Gas or Electric Dryer?: Which is more efficient?

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Tom Kraeutler
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We are in the process of building a new house and our gas source is propane. We’ve ordered new Energy Star appliances, but I’m not sure whether an electric or gas dryer is more efficient, considering propane is currently about $2.50 a gallon where we live in Colorado. Any suggestions?