Energy Savings Tip #8 – Is your water heater too hot? How much is it costing you?

Energy Savings Tips, Fun Facts
Oasis Energy wants you to know that having your water heater temperature too high can lead to: 1. Higher electricity or gas bills than expected. The water heater typically accounts for almost 20% of your utility bill. 2. Increased risk of scalding. Be extra cautious if you have young children in the house. Many people don't realize their water heater is set too high. The manufactures of water heaters typically set the water heater to a high temperature by default. Their primary goal isn't energy efficiency, but rather to let you know that your new water heater is working properly and is generating very hot water. In the winter as the water travels down the pipes heat is lost. As the weather warms up less  heat is lost and the need…
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