Some simple changing of habits can help you save energy and money in your household. For example, you’re a person who always washes your face before you brush your teeth. Since your bathroom is on the second floor of your house, it takes a while before the hot water reaches your faucet. To save a bit of energy and water, try brushing your teeth first before you wash your face. You use cold water anyway to brush your teeth, so why not use that first portion of cold water at the hot water tap to do the job?
And because you’ve already opened the hot water tap, the hot water started up the pipe, your wait for the hot water will be shorter, and you’ll waste less water while waiting. This may seem not much and too simple to amount to much but when you multiply it by 365 days a year you’ll save quite a bit of hot water. Continue Reading →