Optimize a standard recirculation pump setup to save not only water but also energy to get all the benefits of a recirculation pump without the disadvantages of consuming more energy. Get an on-demand recirculation pump and stop Thermosyphoning. . . . → Read More: How to save water by installing a circulation pump and get instant hot water (Part 2 – Save energy)
Install a hot water recirculation pump on your hot water heater to get hot water instantly without waiting. Get comfort and water bill savings at the same time. . . . → Read More: How to save water by installing a circulation pump and get instant hot water (Part 1 – the water savings part)
A quick installation of a cheap water heater insulation blanket can save you $$$$ on your utility bill. The blanket will add a layer of insulation around your water heater which helps to prevent heat loss. Heating your water is a big part of the utility bill so any increase in efficiency helps. You . . . → Read More: Wrap your water heater and save utility dollars
Toilets account for the majority (around 30%) of total indoor water usage in the US.
We flush our toilets with pristine, fresh drinking water. Most toilets waste much more water than what is needed to either flush just liquids or solids down the toilet. Only 4 out of 5 times liquids and some . . . → Read More: Reduce water usage with a Dual Flush toilet upgrade
MassSave has recently made changes to the HeatLoan program they offer to consumers for new heating equipment. Fist the program offered a loan for for up to $10.000 (up to 7 years) with an interest rate of either 0% or 3% dependent on household income. Then the 0% rate was offered to all applicants.
. . . → Read More: Consumers can save with MassSave-HeatLoan AND rebates now
In my quest of making our 52 year old colonial home more energy efficient I have researched and implemented several projects over the years. In order to make this effort a little easier for others, I share my info and experience here.
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