So we go through a checklist and see if we can squeeze our energy savings even further. And in doing our review we have actually discovered some very important items that have somehow slipped through the net.
Our gas boosted solar hot water system is made a huge difference in the cost of heating water, but what are we doing with the water that is heated for free by the sun.
In our review we discovered that neither the dishwasher or the washing machine are setup correctly.
We have also discovered that the dishwasher is connected to the cold tap and it heats the water with an electrical element. Not very clever when we have got all the hot water heated for free by the sun. It’ll need a small amount of plumbing to fix it but it will be well worth while.