Home Water Savings Tip #447 – Inside – Turn Off Water Heater When Away

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 447, Turn Off Water Heater When Away on Vacation. You know, we have never done this I’m ashamed to say. Of course this should be done. For those with a hot water tank, why continually heat the water, causing it to evaporate more quickly than if it was not heated, … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #439 – Inside – Turn Off Main Water Shutoff When Away On Vacation

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 439, Turn Main Tap Off When Away on Vacation. Interesting idea. Even when you are away, a minute amount of water is consumed by the hot water tank (if you have one), the toilets, etc. as water evaporates as well as any unknown water leaks. This also prevents against … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #396 – Inside – View Water Meter For Water Leaks

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 396,View Water Meter for Water Leaks. A great tip, one that I never thought of. Yet, the person who gave us this tip said they know if there are water leaks, even those not readily visible, in their home if there is no water usage (shower, faucet, etc.) going on inside … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Energy Efficient Hot Water Tank

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 388, Install Energy Efficient Hot Water Tank. If you use a hot water tank in your home and it is old, consider replacing it with an energy efficient model. You will use less energy to heat your water this way and save you money. INSTALL COST - Expensive   INSTALL … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Wrap / Insulate Hot Water Tank

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 379, Wrap / Insulate Hot Water Tank. Easy to do. The older the hot water tank typically the greater the heat loss causing more energy to be used to constantly heat the water inside. INSTALL COST - Cheap      INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - One … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Hot Water Tank ON / Off

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition Today we begin to look at those home energy savings ideas relating to water heating. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 364, Flip Hot Water Tank Switch Only When Needed. One of our spring energy conservation contest last year gave us this suggestion as one they use in their own home. Sure, it will … [Read more...]

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