Home Water Savings Tip #468 – Inside – Use Bath Towels Multiple Times Before Washing

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 468, Use Bath Towels Multiple Times Before Washing. There is, typically, no need to wash bath towels after every single bath or shower. Simply hang them up to dry properly and you can use them again. Heck, if you hang them properly on towel racks (not on the floor!) … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #446 – Inside – Only Use Hot Water For Showers

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 446, Only Use Hot Water for Showers. If you use cold water for everything else then you won’t waste fresh water when  you run the tap waiting for the hot water to appear. So, ask yourself if you really need to wash your hands all the time with hot water or will cold … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #397 – Inside – Take Shallow vs Full Tub Baths

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 397, Take Shallow vs Full Tub Baths. Taking short showers uses less water than does a bath. And by short, we are talking about 10 minutes or less, depending on the amount of water coming out of your shower head. Yet if you take a bath everyone in a while, consider not … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #392 – Inside – Short Showers Instead of Baths

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 392,  Take Short Showers Instead of Baths - Absolutely, a water saver … as long as you don’t spend forever in the shower. And that is the key. Some say limit time to only 10 minutes in a shower; others say 5 minutes ... others still say 3 minutes. What is your maximum … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Timer in Shower to Limit Duration

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 381, Timer in Shower to Limit Duration. This is a great idea. Sure, we have said that typically showers use less water, including hot water than baths. But, if the shower takes 25 minutes, where are the savings? INSTALL COST - Cheap      INSTALL COMPLEXITY - … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Lower Hot Water Temperature to 120 F

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 377, Lower Hot Water Temperature to 120 F.If you use a hot water tank and can control its temperature, then this money saving hot water heating tip is for you. Why keep your water hotter than you need it? Typically, 120 degrees Fahrenheit will do most households. … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Reduce Length of Time in Shower

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 372, Reduce Length of Time in Shower. Yes, showers use less water, including less hot water than baths. However, if you spend 30 minutes in the shower when 5 will do, imagine how much more you could be saving. INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Take Cold Showers

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 369, Take Cold Showers. That certainly is one way to reduce the amount of time you spend in the shower, now isn’t it? However, make it quick! INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL PAYBACK - Some Select for Daily … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Take Warm, Not Hot, Showers

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 368, Take Warm, Not Hot, Showers. Sure, less hot water will be used this way. You are showing, not entering a steam bath, are you? INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL PAYBACK - Some Select for Daily Home Energy … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Short Showers Instead of Baths

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 365, Showers Instead of Baths. We’ve known this for a while, haven’t we? Showers use less water, including less hot water, than baths. Try it. INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL PAYBACK - Some Select for Daily … [Read more...]

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