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Shower better and save money   

by  Frank K.  on  9/13/2017

ShowerheadWhat would make for a better shower experience for you? A bigger shower? Hotter water? Better smelling soap? What about upgrading to a new showerhead that could save you money on your monthly utility bill? Modernizing restroom fixtures with WaterSense approved models can help you achieve this goal. (Sorry you are on your own for that better scented soap.)

Old showerheads can degrade in performance by accumulating mineral deposits and materials in the filter. The result is reduced flow, incomplete flow streams and an ugly appliance. Older showerheads are often 2.5 Gallons Per Minute (GPM) or more, using high volumes of water and energy. 

Curious about how they'll perform? WaterSense showerheads must pass a vigorous test to gain certification, so no worries about showering satisfaction. How much can you save? Switching from 2.5 to 1.5 GPM heads will yield an annual total utility savings of between $50-$100 per head, per year. That’s an ROI of a few months or less!

Upgrading to new models is easy and we offer two ways to help. For our residential customers, we offer a no-charge showerhead exchange. Simply bring in up to two old units to our Conservation and Environmental Center at 2855 Mesa Road and get a Niagara Earth 1.5 GPM, thread tape included! Looking for different options? You can find hundreds of available models, either from catalog suppliers or through local outlets. Look up models on the WaterSense website.

For commercial customers, our Business Rebate for WaterSense approved showerheads make upgrading more affordable. We will pay 50 percent of the cost of each unit, up to $10 per head, for a model that uses less than 2.0 GPM, with a minimum of 10 units required. For our business customers, we have a limited number of high-performing WaterSense-approved demo units using less than 2.0 GPM that will impress you with power and performance. To learn more or get a high-performing demo unit showerhead, contact Frank Kinder at 719-668-3818 or fkinder@csu.org.

 
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