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#EnergyWin Tip: Hot Water Recirculation Pump

Home Efficiency
August 12, 2016

Tired of throwing money down the drain along with cold water while waiting for it to heat up?

In this quick tip video, Patrick Somers of General Air Conditioning & Plumbing, part of Renovate America’s network of contractors, demonstrates how hot water recirculation pumps can help you save water.

This simple and affordable addition to your existing plumbing system gives you instant hot water every time you turn on the faucet! Which means no more waiting for the water to get hot, and no more wasting water while you wait. 

Patrick, where have you been all our lives?

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Video transcript:

Hi, I’m Patrick and I’ve got a great tip for you on how to save water.

This is a hot water recirculation pump, and this is installed at your water heater. 

What this does is this helps you save water that normally goes down the drain. 

This circulates hot water through your home so when you turn on the faucet it’s there. 

Whether your upgrading your hot water system or you just want to add this to save water and do your part, it’s a simple addition to your existing plumbing system.