ENERGY STAR

July 24, 2015

6 Ways to Reduce Your Hot Water Bills

Most homeowners don’t fully understand the ongoing cost of their water heater — especially older, less-efficient water heaters. The reality is, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, (on the ENERGY STAR and Energy.gov websites) your water heater, with typical usage, accounts for 14% to 18% of your energy costs. If your family is prone to using a lot of hot water, that figure could reach 20% to 25% of your monthly energy bill, especially if you use an electric tank-type water heater. Here are 6 ways to lower your hot water bills: 1. Wash your laundry in cold water. […]
June 16, 2015

5 Facts About a Navien Tankless Water Heater

Few homeowners pay much attention to their water heater until they run out of hot water due to high demand, or it shuts down and stops working completely, or they are mopping up from a leaky water storage tank. Under those circumstance, fixing or replacing their water heater becomes a critical need they can’t stop thinking about. If you’ve ever been in that position, you unfortunately know what I mean. If you find yourself with one of those problems – now or in the future – you need to be aware of your options, before you call your local plumber […]