Natural Gas Water Heater
looking at the second largest energy user in your home. Water
heaters account for 20% of your energy bill. Let’s get to work on
making the most out of your water heating dollars.
It comforts us with hot baths, cleans dishes and laundry
and it can be a hero in our energy saving plan. The water heater, it can
save you money.
Natural gas water heaters heat water twice as fast as
electric units. That means you’ll save money and enjoy an abundant supply of
hot water! So if you’re looking to curb the cost of heating water in your
home, insist on a natural gas water heater.
Have you got a few minutes? Then you can cut your
water heating bill. Here’s how:
- Insulate your exposed hot
water pipes, it is one of the quickest and most inexpensive ways to
conserve heat and save energy.
- Check the thermostat on your
water heater, it’s most economical to have it set at 49 degrees C
(that’s 120 degrees F).
Choose the right size water heater for you. Families that use more hot
water need a larger water heater. click here to see what size of heater you need.
- Install a low-flow
showerhead and kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators. For a free
Energy Saving Kit click here
- Use your dishwater wisely –
only turn it on when you have a full load of dishes.
- Buy energy efficient
appliances that save hot water (see Front-loading washers)
of our Wise Energy Guide provides more detailed
information on equipment options and water heating.
For information on the features and benefits
of water heaters, click here.