eco-nomical & eco-friendly shower head

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Replace your shower-head with a high-efficiency, low-flow model! Every time you shower, you will use up to 30% less gallons of water!

New regulations mandate that shower heads can not exceed a flow rate of 2.5 gallons per minute (before 1992, the maximum gpm was 5.5 gallons per minute).   There are basically two types of low-flow showerheads: aerating and laminar-flow. Aerating showerheads mixes water with air, forming a misty spray. Laminar-flow showerheads form individual streams of water.

The shower head fixtures can cost as little as $20 and can reduce your water bill by 25-60%*!

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* savings estimate from the

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