Natural and Thrifty in 365: #130 Install Low-Flow Shower Heads

Reduce your hot water usage by making sure that your showerheads have low-flow rates.  You can get clean and lower your water usage by up to 60% with the right device.

The US Department of Energy has information here on how to find out if you need to replace your fixture and information on different types of showerheads to meet your needs.

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  1. These are great as I have one. There is one catch to them if you have hot water on demand( a system where you have a wall mounted hot water heater that only heats water as you use it instead of a pilot and tank), it is usually not enough water flow to keep the hot water coming if you have older plumbing as I do. I CAN however turn the water pressure way down for the hot and add a tad of cold and mine works fine MOST OF THE TIME.

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