‘Efficient’ is a great compliment for both people and products alike. Whether you’re an employee saving your company money or a product saving energy or resources, being efficient is about reducing waste. With saving in mind, you can make the best use of your time by turning your home into an efficient space. Small changes can make a big difference. Here are our favorite home updates with efficiency in mind.
You can cut a huge amount of waste out of your life by ditching the bottles and cans. Unless the end of the world happens, then, of course, you’ll need to learn how to keep clean water during a zombie apocalypse. But with the unlikely chance of this happening, you can hydrate healthily and efficiently with a reverse osmosis water system in your home. Why is a RO water system efficient? Besides its minuscule energy usage, it will also help to cut back on the unbelievable amount of bottled water waste in landfills and the ocean. For tasty, pure water that is free of contaminants, we suggest the Pro Flow brand. Pro Flow systems have the purifying power of Reverse Osmosis systems combined with a Pro water conditioner to eliminate hard water. With Pro Flow, you can enjoy a pure, bottled water taste without wasting money and contributing to overwhelming plastic waste.
Most homeowners don’t realize that they’re losing a majority of their home’s energy to old, inefficient windows. When your windows can’t prevent your conditioned air from escaping out, your air conditioner has to work longer and harder. This can skyrocket your energy bills while simultaneously shortening the life of your AC unit. For properly sealed and insulated windows, check out Window World TX’s replacement windows. Replacing old windows won’t only allow you a better seal and advanced weather stripping. Even the glass in energy-efficient windows is treated to stop heat transfer!
Hand watering your lawn used to be the way to save water. That was before the fantastic improvements were made to the in-ground sprinkler systems of today. You can carefully control your water usage with easily programmed timers. This lets you water at the best time of day for the minimum time needed. Even a rainy day won’t lead to over-watering, thanks to built-in rain sensors that will postpone your watering schedule when it isn’t needed.
You can cut back on plastic waste, reduce energy loss and save water easily with these simple improvements to your home. Need more tips? Take a look at our top four worst plumbing habits. Now that you know, the only question is when will you begin your new, efficient life?