Leaking Shower Diverters: An Overlooked Energy Waster
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A version of this article appears in the March/April 2012
issue of Home Energy Magazine.
February 28, 2012
If a diverter valve leaks in shower mode, the water flowing out of the bathtub spout goes straight down the drain, wasting both water and the energy used to heat that water. It’s like pouring money down the drain!
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