Project Summary: Saving water in your home is a great place to start if you want to reduce your carbon footprint and the bathroom and how you use water in your bathroom is a good starting point. Find out how to save valuable natural resources and also save money.
Whether you are online, reading a news paper or watching the TV, you are likely to see references to "reducing your carbon footprint," or "going green," and various other buzz-phrases that all have to do with becoming more energy efficient.
Water conservation and efficient use can have a massive impact on the reduction of wasted resources and money. Using water effieicently can reduce you household bills and also reduce the massive overheads required to clean and purify the water supply.
What you may not realize is that the first steps to reducing your impact on the environment can be taken within your own home, and some such measures don't even require a paid professional.
Throughout this area of our site we will be working with saving energy in different ways. Most of these, whether it is saving energy and money by saving water, saving gas and saving electricity can be done with simple straight-forward steps.
One of the largest users of energy in any home is the water heater, and the largest source of water use is the toilet, so beginning your quest for energy efficiency in your bathroom is an excellent idea, and may even save you money.
Here are some tips for increasing the energy efficiency of your bathroom:
Having an energy efficient bathroom isn't just a way to offset your use of natural resources; it's also a way to save money.
Take a look at our video section on gardening basics to watch a video on how to save water in the garden by setting up a water butt. We have videos in our green living section on how to save energy and water consumption.
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