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Thread: Timer for hot water heater

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    Moderator & Master Plumber hj's Avatar
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    They just had a forum by the various manufacturers, and their consensus was that with the modern tank insulation, stand by losses are minimal.
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    Energy Star requirements of today's appliances mean it's harder and harder to justify the expense of adding on a supposed energy saving device when reflected off the reliability. Spend the money on insulating the pipes, sealing leaks, and maybe finding a decent water-saving fixture. Money better spent, IMHO.
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