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Reduce Energy: How much energy does your hot water heater and refrigerator use?

Every month my power company offers me a rebate to install an energy efficient electric water heater. It is appropriately called ‘EarthCents’. But how much am I really paying today?

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There are so many new energy efficient products. Which ones are right for me?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Don't Fix what ain't broke...

A. Don’t base your purchasing decisions on what Industry is saying you consume. This may have been the way 5 years ago but now you have the technology to make accurate decisions. Had I followed the industry estimates I might have mistakenly purchased a new refrigerator.

B. Let the data drive your purchasing decisions. Following the data allowed me to save an estimated $700/ year even though I recently made a purchase.

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