7 Clever Bathroom Tips for Conserving Energy

While our nation continues to strive for ways to conserve energy, there’s things you can do at a local level. Whether it’s a home or commercial property energy conservation and protecting the planet is equally your responsibility. In this blog we’ll uncover a few tips that will help you maintain a higher level of sustainability that ensure you’re doing your part.

  • Use low-water shower heads, toilets and faucets.
  • Turn off the faucet while primping or brushing your teeth
  • Take shorter showers and use cooler temperatures.
  • Don’t leave the lights on switch to smart home technology
  • Use single flush toilets
  • Repair leaks immediately
  • Select organic and natural linens and towels

By using shower heads, toilets and faucets that are graded as low-water use, you can be saved somewhere in the ballpark of 25,000 gallons of water per year. The United States consumes almost 5 billion gallons of water on a daily basis. That being said, we all have to take part in rationing our use. One good way to do that is by switching to the eco-friendlier fixtures. According to the Department of Energy the average American uses approximately two gallons of water, per minute while showering. Older shower heads can use as much as 5 gallons! Toilets use 3 gallons per flush and the list goes on. By replacing the older fixtures, you are helping preserve one of the most precious resources we have, water.

Smart Home technology is sweeping people across the nation. By investing in these systems, it allows you to turn lights on and off, set timers and adjust temperatures right from a smartphone or tablet. It behooves you to take a closer look at turning your home or business into a smart home to be more eco-conscious.

Toilets and urinals have also got to be efficient for us to maintain a healthy earth. These items can be major sources of water wasters. Look into Flushometer toilets that send pressurized water directly from the supply line through the flush valve. This is a more for an efficient solution.

Repairing leaks immediately will benefit both your insurance and the environment. Hire a professional who understands plumbing and request solutions for more conservation.

Whether you’re running business or you're looking for home remedies for a cleaner tomorrow, consider buying linens that don’t use harsh chemicals.  Remember to check with your linen cleaning service to ensure they’re not using pollutants for cleaning your towels, mats, shower curtains, etc. This way you’ve taken steps to become more resourceful.

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