Express Plumbing Heating & Air Blog
With today’s advances in plumbing, we as a society tend to take things for granted. When it’s as simple as turning a tap and getting as much water as you like at any given time. It’s easy to forget that water is a finite natural resource. We should focus on preserving and respecting this. WaterSense is a partnership program by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency. So their focus is to protect the future of our nation’s water supply. They do this by offering new products, services, and homes that are water efficient.
Many have heard of Energy Star-rated products to conserve energy. The WaterSense program is the same type of concept. By upgrading to products labeled with WaterSense. You could upgrade your home to being at least 20 percent more water-efficient! So these products are not only good for the environment. They also perform great.
While it is true that upgrading your fixtures will cost you money upfront, you will save money in the long run. You can expect your water bill to go down, just by upgrading to the WaterSense label. You can upgrade your faucets, showerheads, toilet, and even weather-based irrigation controllers! Has an irrigation system been put in? So you can even find plumbers certified for WaterSense that can put in water-efficient systems.
According to their website, the WaterSense program has helped conserve 1.5 trillion gallons of water. This has also saved consumers 32.6 billion dollars in water and energy bills! That’s pretty amazing! WaterSense is not only good for the environment, but it’s also easy on your checkbook as well.
Here at Express Plumbing Heating & Air, we are fully supportive of helping our environment. If you’re ready to upgrade your system and fixtures, give us a call. We’ll help you on your way to water conservation!