Water Heater Conservation

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How can I promote water heater conservation with my existing unit?

Water Heater Conservation

Most people take their water heater for granted as long as it's functioning properly. However, just a few simple adjustments can send you on your way to water heater conservation. Try these simple tricks to save energy with your existing water heater:

  • Turn the temperature down to 120 degrees Fahrenheit, especially if you have an older model water heater. When you do so, you'll conserve energy and your water heater will be less prone to damage due to overheating.
  • Increase the efficiency of your water heater by draining the water every six months. You'll get rid of sediment deposits in your water heater, allowing your unit to operate more efficiently and promote water heater conservation.

   

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