The Department of Energy has listed some ways that you can decrease the money you spend on heating water. Here are their suggestions:
Proctor and Gamble Joins the Alliance to Save Energy
The Proctor and Gamble Corporation has joined with the Alliance to Save Energy in an effort to help promote washing clothes in cold water to reduce energy use in the home. Heating water for washing clothes can consume 80% of the energy used per load according to the Alliance to Save Energy. Proctor and Gamble wants to promote the idea that clothes laundered with their new product that is designed to work best in cold water can reduce energy use and emissions.
Make Appliances More Efficient to Save a Substantial Amount on Your Utility Bill
Many appliances are improved every year to use less and less energy but buying new models every year is hardly cost effective. There are ways that you can keep improving the efficiency of some of the biggest energy users in your home after their purchase.