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Blog Title: Cost to run a hot water heater

Main Que: How much does it usually cost to run a water heater?

  • Category: Hybrid Water Heater Prices
  • Query By: MANUEL WILLIS (Cambridge, MA)
  • Date: 03/07/2013

Answer: "A residential water heater contributes to as much as 30 percent of a household's energy cost - second only to the expense of a home's heating and cooling system. Selecting the right water heater - one that is efficient and the right capacity - can dramatically impact your monthly energy bill. Other ways to lower your energy bill include: - Always wash full loads of laundry, using cold water whenever possible. - Always run full loads in the dishwasher. - All water heaters carry standard Energy Guide labels. Below is an example on an image of energy label provided by the government."

  • Replied By: ANNE MYERS (Evanston, IL)
  • Replied Date: 03/21/2013