Solar energy can be used for more than just generating electricity. More homeowners are discovering how solar energy can be captured to do what it does best and that is heat water. According to the Wall Street Journal, in many cases, all it takes to offset two-thirds of your hot […]
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Tankless water heaters have been the rage for sometime but if you still crave a more traditional water heater but want the energy savings then you may want to consider the Hybrid Water Heater from GE which we saw at the 2010 Builders Show. It’s the first water heater to […]
Don’t let your large appliances end up in a landfill. In fact its now illegal to dump appliances in more than 20 states. Older appliances typically contain a tremendous amount of steel, especially a water heater. If you are unsure about where your local recycling centers are, start by contacting […]
To save on energy costs and ensure a longer hot water supply, consider enclosing the body of your water heater with a tank wrap, a thick fiberglass blanket that’s sold at most hardware stores. Secure the ends of the blanket with waterproof tape. Experts recommend wrapping older water heaters; newer […]
If you’ve been considering going tankless then the time to act is now. Through 2006 and 2007 you can receive a $300 tax credit if you purchase a tankless water heater. Here’s a rundown of how a tankless water heater works from the Department of Energy and the California Energy […]
With the Fall season just around the corner there are some easy steps you can take right now to preserve the heat within your home and give you a bit more time before firing up the heater. Add Insulation – Not to your walls but to areas that are largely […]