Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water
Using It and Flushing It
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) serves roughly 60,000 residential customers with electric water heaters, each consuming up to 5,500 kWh annually. [continue reading]
Reducing energy and water bills is a great way to save money, especially for those on limited budgets. [continue reading]
With an average initial price tag of $2,500, solar water heaters--which are usually designed for households of four or more--have long been expensive. [continue reading]
Domestic hot water heating accounts for 15-27% of the total energy use in a typical Minneapolis apartment building, not counting energy used for lighting and electric appliances. [continue reading]
According to E Source in Boulder, Colo., optimal setpoint for residential water heaters is 111deg.F. [continue reading]
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