Are you curious how much energy it costs you to heat the water in your home or to move the water around your home? We looked at the numbers so you have a better understanding of how much energy each typically uses. The answer might make you want to turn down the temperature while you shower in the morning.
Check out the wattage.
Water Pump = 2,500 watts or Water Heater = 4,000 watts
Looks like you’ll be turning down the heat when you hop in the shower tomorrow morning! Heating the water in your home accounts for a large percentage of your power bill every month. A good way to save some money and energy is to lower the temperature of your water heater from 140 degrees to 120 degrees! That alone can help you save up to 22% annually!