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Reduce your energy consumption for heating domestic hot water by 50 percent

I’ve always taught that conservation at the point of use should be exhausted before a person considers using any sort of alternative energy measures In my 40 years of working in the energy conservation field, the one device, if you will, that has really impressed me is drain waste heat recovery systems It can show a return on the investment in as little as two years, and as long as five years

There are actually a lot of ways to reduce energy consumption related to the production of domestic hot water. Setting of a reasonably sized solar preheat system is one excellent way. You will spend between $10,000 and $20,000 to achieve that goal. Granted, there is a decent tax credit to help defer the initial installation costs, but with energy being as cheap as it currently is, the return on the investment is still rather long, with no guarantees of reaching pay back before the system need

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