Efficiency Just Makes WaterSense
A version of this article appears in the Water/Energy: Linking Efficiency Efforts (Special Edition) issue of Home Energy Magazine.
June 07, 2007
Which saves more energy—turning off your faucet or turning off your lights? If you guessed turning off your lights, think again. Running your faucet for 5 minutes can use as much energy as running a 60W light bulb for 14 hours—depending on where your water comes from! Whether it’s in the media or around the water cooler, America is talking about the environment. Yet while energy costs and energy efficiency have caught most people’s attention, our nation is just starting to focus on water efficiency and its impact on energy use.
To read complete online articles, you need to sign up for an Online Subscription.
Once an order has been placed there is an automatic $10 processing fee that will be deducted with any cancellation.
The Home Energy Online articles are for personal use only and may not be printed for distribution. For permission to reprint, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.