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Without the blanket, heat from the water heater escapes, and it takes more electricity to maintain the water temperature [2]

Source: [2] The Green Book [Three Rivers Press]

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(1-10 scale, 1 = Difficult and costly, 10 = simple and no cost or little effort)

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(1-5 scale, 1 = Minor but worthwhile, 5 = Strong impact on environment)

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User Comments
 Just buy the material, cut to fit, and tape. Super easy and saves money.
DMMike - 4/21/2010 11:39:40 AM  


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