How can you revamp your home and make it eco friendly as well as cost efficient? Learn these five tips for the interior of the home.
Do you know the current age of your water heater? Have you ever considered a tankless water heater? These only heat as much water as in needed. Although they are pricey (up to 5 times as expensive as regular water heaters, they last about twice as long as well as savings on your monthly utility bill.
The aerator (the screw on tip of the faucet) determines the flow of a faucet. Look for an aerator no more than 1.0 GPM. To ensure a proper fit, bring the one your are replacing to the store.
These additions can easily reduce your monthly hot water use. For the shower, look into a showerhead less than 2.5 GPM (gallons per minute).
You could also consider a less than 1.6 GPM toilet and replacing your old model.
These are more energy efficient than regular bulbs and give off the same amount of light. LED’s will last between 15-25 years while CFL’s can last up to 10 years.
Becoming energy efficient and environmentally friendly can be done in small steps or all at once! Hopefully some of these suggestions can help you maximize your home efficiency!