Home Water Savings Tip #466 – Inside – Having Everything Ready Before Starting 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 466, Have Everything Ready Before Starting Your Shower. We know that you do not turn on your shower and then leave to go get your towel, shampoo, soap, etc.? Or do you? Having everything ready before you turn on the shower means you will be ready to do when the water … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #465 – Inside – Use Lettuce Spinner vs Washing Under Faucet

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 465, Use a Lettuce Spinner vs Washing Your Lettuce Under a Faucet. Yes, you need to clean all fruits and vegetables you buy before eating them. When it comes to lettuce, use what I call a lettuce spinner. It uses just a little water to clean the amount of lettuce you place … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #464 – Inside – Know How Much Water Indoor Plant Needs

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 464, Know How Much Water Your Indoor Plants Need. Not only will you waste money by over watering indoor plants, but you will also run the risk of causing damage to them. You wouldn't water a cactus plant every day would you? Well, each plant has its own unique watering … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #463 – Inside – Match Water Level To Laundry Load

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 463, Match Water Level To Laundry Load. Always try to do only full laundry loads. Yet, if you must wash a small amount of clothes in your clothes washing machine, don't forget to reduce the amount of water used in that load. This also lets you use less detergent and … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #460 – Inside – Listen For Running Toilets To Repair

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 460, Listen For Running Toilets To Repair . How do you know if one of your home's toilets is leaking inside? One way is simply to listen. Every so often poke your head into each of your bathrooms and quietly listen. If you hear any water like sounds, you have discovered … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #459 – Inside – Use Water From Meal Glasses For Plants

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 459, Use Water From Meal Glasses For Plants. Just as pouring unused water from a water bottle down the drain wastes clean water, so does doing the same thing with left over water from a glass. So, once lunch or dinner is done, take that water glass and pour the left over … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #458 – Inside – Wash Dishes in Basin In Sink vs Sink

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 458, Wash Dishes in Basin In Sink vs Sink. Hand washing dishes uses less water and less hot water than using a dishwasher. Using a wash basin or tub is even more water efficient. Why? Well, once you finish washing your dishes you can use the left over water to water your … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #453 – Inside – Use Electric Razor

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 453, Use Electric Razor (no water). Yes. The down side is that they use electricity which for many of American households is provided by coal burning plants (significant relative air pollution) or natural gas based electric generating stations (consumption of a non-renewable … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #204 – Weather Stripping For Windows

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 204, Weather Stripping For Windows. This inexpensive material is of course useful to eliminate gaps through which hot air can enter from the outside and air cooled by your A/C unit can escape. INSTALL COST - Cheap INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - One Time FINANCIAL … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #448 – Inside – Bathe Children Together

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 448, Bathe Children Together. Pretty common practice with young children, usually to save the Mom or Dad time. Who knew it was also conserving fresh water and reducing the water utility bill all at the same time. INSTALL COST - Free INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #202 – Inside Door Draft Stoppers

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 202 , Inside Door Draft Stoppers, are useful at the bottom of interior doors for rooms you do not use very much. Even with closing the door to rooms which are little used to stop cooled air from your air conditioner from entering, this cooled air can still go through the … [Read more...]

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...]

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