There have been many advancements within the plumbing industry during the past few years. From the use of composite materials to computerised controls, consumers are now able to enjoy an even greater sense of reliability while saving money over time. It is not uncommon for a plumber to recommend what is known as a low-flow shower head. What benefits does this appliance have to offer?
Reducing the Use of Hot Water
The major benefit with any low-flow shower head or tap is that it cuts down on the use of hot water. As less fluid is directed out of the appliance, the energy required within a boiler to provide an adequate supply is drastically reduced. This is important from an environmental standpoint, for decreased energy usage directly equates to a decreased consumption of fossil fuels such as natural gas.
Managing Utility Bills
Although the average consumer is obviously concerned with the environment, he or she will likely be attracted by lower energy bills over time. We should also not fail to mention here that the total cost of any type of low-flow tap is quite comparable to traditional models. Another interesting benefit is that these taps can be fitted into nearly any appliance within the home by a knowledgeable plumber. Some of the most common areas and applications include:
These very same devices can also be used within an office environment.
Low-flow taps and fixtures are expected to have an even greater impact upon the average property owner into the future. Thanks to this advanced technology and the importance of protecting the environment, professional plumbers are now offering such amenities to businesses and domestic properties alike.
Office Fixtures, challengeforsustainability.org
REDUCE HOT WATER USE FOR ENERGY SAVINGS, energy.gov