25% of members are saving with this action!
In the average home, hot water for showers can account for up to two thirds of all hot water usage. Each showerhead replaced with a low-flow equivalent will therefore have enormous savings. The savings here are due to less energy to heat water and less overall water use.
Benefits and costs
|Annual CO2 Savings||100 - 200 kg|
|220 - 440 lbs|
|Annual Cash Savings||$50 - $150|
|Initial Cost||$40 - $100|
|Time to pay for itself||0.0 - 2.0 years|
|CO2 saved per year per initial dollar invested||1.00 - 5.00 kg|
* These value ranges were taken from many sources including product documentation, published reports, and the reference material linked here.
If everyone did this ...
If every household in the US did this, it could save a collective 26,400,000 tons of CO2 per year!
This would be equivalent to:
- Taking 5,176,471 cars off the road for a year
- Producing 1,984,962 tons of Beef
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