Monday, June 20, 2011

Save water at home

Save water at home is much easier than it seems and do not require large changes of habits to achieve a consumption more responsible and to help care for the environment environment.

An interesting solution is to apply low flow vents to the faucets of water, causing turbulence in the flow of water and adding air way of reducing the consumption significantly unless we notice major differences in pressure or flow of the water itself.

Thus you can save up half gallon per minute, which is not little, mainly if we take into account that these devices that we apply in the mouths of the taps cost less than $5.

Showers also may benefit from low flow heads that spend less than 2 gallons of water per minute, for low cost and without requiring professional facilities or anything.

Of more Needless to say, that immersion baths are not the best way of saving water and if possible should be reduced to a minimum, since they spend an unnecessary amount of litres of water.

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