How much do you know about water-efficient plumbing fixtures? With the average person using 80 to 100 gallons of water every day, you can save money quickly and painlessly just by installing water-efficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets. Here are a few options to get you started.
When shopping for new water-efficient plumbing, look for models that have the WaterSense label. With these products, your family can save up to an average of 700 gallons of water per year. This is equal to 40 showers. Not only will you save money on your water bill, by cutting down on water usage, but your water heater also works less and you save money on your electric bill.
Almost 64 billion gallons of water could be saved if all homes in the United States converted to water-efficient plumbing. Using WaterSense products is not only good for your family, but it is also good for the environment.
On average, families use 2,900 gallons each year when showering. Most showerheads use 2.8 gallons per minute (GPM), but WaterSense showerheads use only 2 GPM. These showerheads, in the latest styles, not only use considerably less water, they are guaranteed to have an equal or better shower quality as regular showerheads.
Water-efficient plumbing is very important when it comes to toilets. Try a WaterSense toilet and reduce your water bill by another 13,000 gallons per year. The flush quality is better than standard toilets and low-flow toilets use 20 to 60 percent less water.
New faucets have aerators that give you the same amount of water pressure but can reduce your water usage by 30 percent. Your faucets will not only be new and in style but could save your family another 700 gallons of water each year.
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