Improve Energy Efficiency

If you are a homeowner, it’s natural that you would like to find a simple way to improve energy efficiency in your home. We have enough things and bills to worry about today. The last thing that we need is a high energy bill. That is exactly why your friends here at Domco Plumbing want to let you in on some secrets and give you two simple tips to lower your energy bill and improve energy efficiency in your home today. So take a look at these steps and watch your energy bill drop in the coming months.

1. Replace High-Energy Appliances with More Efficient Versions

If your home is over 15 years old, it could largely benefit from upgrading to more energy-efficient appliances, such as a new air conditioner, furnace, or boiler. For the most part, if your heating system is around 15 to 20 years old, it may be running rough and wasting major energy by today’s standards. Technology has made it possible for these units to run much smoother and energy-efficient. Even a low-end model of today could compete and outperform the high-end model of yesterday.

We advise looking into replacing some older models that you may have in your home and also combine it with other home improvements such as sealing doors and windows, adding more insulation, and improving ductwork. By doing this, you will maximize your energy savings. Making a change like this might seem daunting at first, but your unit will repay itself over time.

2. Make the Water System More Efficient

You may also make your water system more efficient by installing low-flow plumbing fixtures such as showerheads, faucets, and toilets. Some models are adjustable so that whoever is using them can switch the settings to whatever they like. The other great benefit of low-flow fixtures is that they are fairly inexpensive to install. They usually repay themselves in a matter of months.

A tankless water heater can help produce hot water right on the spot instead of keeping water hot around the clock, which means that it will use much less energy. Standard water heaters have also got so much better than their past versions, so an upgrade to a new unit will help save money.

Unsure How Much Energy You Are Wasting?

Implementing these two simple improvements can lead to energy savings and will also add value to your home. You may be wondering whether your home is wasting much energy right now, and fortunately, we can help you out today by offering to inspect your home’s plumbing system. Our highly-rated company can also help get some of these new appliances installed in your home today if you ask us right now. So if you are considering improving the energy efficiency of your home, call us.