Cut back on filtration time: Reduce the filtration time to three hours a day, and increase by half-hour increments if the water doesn’t stay clean looking. A Center for Energy Conservation study found that homeowners who decreased the filtration time to three hours saved 60% of their pump’s electricity use.
Out with the old, in with the new
Your refrigerator uses the most energy of any appliance in your home if you consider that it runs 24 hours, seven days a week. According to ACEEE, there are 126 million refrigerators and 38 million freezers using 200 billion kWh a year.