How to Make Hot Water Heaters More Efficient
By: Danny Lipford
Here are some tips to save energy and lower your utility bills when using the hot water heater in your home:
- Lower the thermostat on your hot water heater to 120° F.
- Insulate the hot water pipes coming from your hot water heater as well as elsewhere in your home.
- Drain a bucket of water from your hot water heater several times a year to remove sediment and allow it to work more efficiently.