Calculate Your
Energy Savings


How much could your home benefit from energy efficiency investments? Calculate your energy savings to find out.

Find an Approved Contractor


Many companies in the Greater Kansas City area have met the minimum requirements to perform HOME PERFORMANCE with ENERGY STAR assessments (energy audits).


Additionally, some members practice specific trades. Contact any of these professionals to start improving your home’s comfort and energy efficiency and begin cutting your energy costs.

Lower the temperature of your water heater

Tips to improve your home and lower your energy bill

Water heaters require a lot of energy to get the water hot enough to use and to keep it hot. Each additional degree of heat requires more energy. All that extra energy may be wasted if you usually mix it with cold water to produce a useable temperature.



What you need


Water heater


what to do


Find the temperature setting on your water heater. Both tank and tankless models have one. Set the temperature to 120 or 125 degrees, whether via knob or keypad.



Learn More


If you have a dishwasher, be aware that all modern units have their own internal water heaters, that are more efficient than your home’s water heater.




Energy Impact Illinois - Lower the Temperature of Your Water Heater

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Take a step back from individual actions to see how your home works as a system with a Home Energy Assessment.

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