Cutting Energy Costs

Cutting Energy Costs with Hot Water Recirculation

by raleigh plumbers on February 3, 2015

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The Raleigh commercial and residential plumbers at Poole’s Plumbing specialize in the installation of many hot water systems that can help with Cutting Energy Costs. One option that is worth your consideration when looking to save money is a hot water recirculation system.

There are several types of recirculation systems, with the demand hot water system working in such a way that when this unit is started, cooled water that has been sitting in your hot water line is pushed back into your water heater through the cold water line, thus, saving you’re the time and waste of running that water until it is warm. This saves you energy and water, as with this system, the pump simply turns off once your water’s temperature reaches its desired level.

In an integrated loop system, your hot water is recirculated intermittently. This type of system returns the unused hot water to your water heater through the cold water pipes, again conserving your water usage.

Many of the pros and cons of a hot water recirculation system can be seen at energystar.com, and if these systems are the right fit for you to maximize your time and help you with Cutting Energy Costs, the Raleigh Plumbers at Poole’s Plumbing are the only choice for installation.