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How Your Plumbing Can Save Water and Energy

Some new products use super-efficient technology that can cut water heating costs by more than half.

Consider this new technology for your next water heater purchase.

What is an Energy Star rated product?

Energy Star labelEnergy Star is a government backed program that helps homes and businesses save money and protect the environment through greater energy efficiency.

Tankless Water Heaters

Energy Star qualified heat pump water heaters are revolutionizing the way we heat water.

By heating water only when it's needed, Energy Star qualified gas tankless water heaters cut water heating expenses by 30%, while also providing continuous hot water delivery.

Gas tankless models are a great choice for new construction and major remodeling, but are also becoming popular as a replacement for gas storage water heaters. See if you should make your next water heater an Energy Star qualified tankless model.

Contact R.E. Robertson at 410-757-0023 for solutions to your plumbing needs.

How much can you save?

The largest users of water are shower heads, faucets and toilets. Your household could save thousands of gallons of water and hundreds of kilowatts of electricity each year by selecting “green” energy choices.

Year Your Toilet
Was Manufactured
Gallons Saved Per Year With WaterSense-Labeled Toilets
1994 - Present 1,500 gallons a year saved
1980 - 1994 11,000 gallons a year saved
Before 1980 18,000 gallons a year!

Look at these savings examples:

Faucets: Save 500 Gallons A YearA WaterSense-labeled bathroom sink faucet can save over 500 gallons a year.

Showerheads: Save 2,300 Gallons A Year Replacing an older showerhead with a new WaterSense-labeled showerhead can save 2,300 gallons a year.

Toilets: Save Thousands Or Tens Of Thousads Of Gallons A Year Toilets are a major source of water use. Replacing an older toilet can save thousands of gallons of water a year.

What is a WaterSense labeled product?

WaterSense Logo WaterSense is an EPA rating for water-saving fixtures such as kitchen and bath faucets, shower heads and toilets.

Since the WaterSense program began, consumers have saved around 125 billion gallons of water and over two billion dollars on their water and energy bills.

How Much Can WaterSense Labeled Toilets Save You?
Over the course of your lifetime, you will likely flush the toilet nearly 140,000 times. If you replace older, existing toilets with WaterSense labeled models, you can save 4,000 gallons per year with this simpler, greener choice.

If every household in the United States installed WaterSense labeled bathroom sink faucets or faucet accessories, we could save more than 60 billion gallons of water a year.

Benefits of WaterSense Labeled Toilets?
An average household can save more than 500 gallons of water each each year! Your water savings will also reduce demands on water heaters and reduce your household energy costs

Call R.E. Robertson 410-757-0023 to learn more about saving water and energy every day.