The top 10 dehumidifiers are the Keystone KSTAD70B, the Comfort-Aire BHD 701-H, the Friedrich D70BP, the Danby DDR7009REE, the Haier HM70EP, the DeLonghi DD50P, the Frigidaire FAD704DWD, the Sunpentown SD-65E, the GE ADER50LQ and the EdgeStar DEP501EW. These models are rated by a Top Ten Reviews comparison, as of 2015.
The number one model in the comparison, the Keystone KSTAD70B, scored 9.63 points out of 10 on the Top Ten Reviews comparison. The unit received perfect scores on performance and design. It is able to collect 70 pints of water out of the air per day, features a 10.4-pint reservoir and can effectively dehumidify 3,800 square feet. The KSTAD70B is relatively lightweight and compactly designed, with the lowest operating noise level of all 10 models at approximately 53 decibels.
The Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H, Friedrich D70BP and Danby DDR7009REE took second, third and fourth place in the synopsis, respectively. Each unit scored comprehensively above 9 points, and the Comfort-Aire was only edged by the Keystone model by 0.03 points. All three units scored well in terms of performance, features and design, but efficiency was at the same level or less than the KSTAD70B. The Comfort-Aire unit scored perfectly for features, while the Friedrich garnered top marks for compact design. The Danby matched the Keystone for perfect performance score but suffered in other areas.