Shave a minute off shower time

Why? The average Canadian spends about 8 minutes taking a shower roughly once a day. Reducing average shower time by 1 minute can result in a 13% decrease in shower water use, which reduces the money you spend on water heating.
Step-by-step:

 

  1. Time yourself and others. See how long you and your fellow household members take to shower and compare your shower times to the national average. Use a water-proof timer in the shower or a kitchen timer out of the shower.
  2. Set a goal for showering a bit faster.

Added benefits: In addition to saving money on energy, you'll also save on water costs.

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Save up to $15 per year

Up-front costs: None