Thinking of ways to save energy cost of your water heater this winter? Some say that it is easy and simple but if it is really cold, who could you not use more hot water?
Consider taking shorter showers. One simple way to save more hot water is by simply taking shorter showers. It is natural for us to want to stay longer in the bathroom since the hot water can calm our body even more during the cold seasons. But getting shorter showers will allow you to just save more on heating consumption.
Insulate the pipes. If you have a solar hot water system, you will likely be using half the heat from the pipes. To save more on that, insulate the pipes especially the exposed ones which you can get at hardware stores.
Consider replacing old hot water system. Commonly, the running cost of 7 to 10-year-old hot water system is no longer as efficient as it was before. If you want to save and get a more efficient system, better buy a new one and change your old hot water system. Ask an expert in gas fitting Chelmer to help you with the installation.
Reduce the water temperature. Australia’s cold months are not that chilly compared to other countries. Some even say that this winter has even felt like a warm autumn than a cold winter. That being said, why not just turn the hot water down a bit. That way you the machine can save on energy cost.