Replacing a single –speed pool pump with a variable speed motor is very highly recommended and has a payback of less than two years.
Energy efficiency standards have come a long way in the last 15 years and replacing that old model with a new unit will start saving you money immediately.
Upgrading your windows can also have a big impact on your comfort and utility bills. Whether to replace, add sunscreens, install storm windows or add window film should be discussed with your energy auditor.
Hybrid Water Heater:
Hot water usage is one of the top three energy users at home. Using a heat pump to heat the water is much more efficient than traditional heating elements, in-fact the estimated energy usage is around $200 per year compared to the $500 with a standard water heater. The cost of hybrid water heaters is also attractive when compared to solar hot water heaters and the pa
The hierarchy listed here is very general and is based on the $99 APS Home Performance with Energy Star, in-home energy audit. Each home is different so results may vary.