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Hot water accounts for 17% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.
Why? Showering is one of the leading ways we use water in the home, accounting for nearly 17% of residential indoor water use. When hot water goes down the drain,...
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Why? Showering accounts for about 40% of the average home's hot water use, but energy-efficient showerheads can cut use in half. Energy-efficient showerheads with...
Save up to $50 per year
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Why? In a typical home, up to 9% of the energy used for water heating is lost moving water from the tank to your faucets (even more in large houses). Insulating...
Save up to $10 per year
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Why? The average American spends about 8 minutes taking a shower roughly once a day. Reducing average shower time by 1 minute can result in a 13% decrease in...
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Why? If you have an older water heater, additional insulation can cut standby heat losses by 25-45% and reduce water heating costs by 4-9%, saving energy and...
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Why? Today's ENERGY STAR® certified heat pump water heaters are up to three times more efficient than conventional electric water...
Save up to $30 per year
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Why? Water heating accounts for up to 20% of a typical home's total energy use. Each 10°F you lower the temperature of your water heater can result in a 6-10%...
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