Hydro-Quebec promotes water-saving products as method to save home electricity costs
November 1, 2013 - Hydro-Quebec has launched an energy- and water-saving products program, and is inviting customers to get a kit of products to help save electricity through the more efficient use of hot water, which it says represents 20% of home electricity costs.
By Alyssa Dalton
The kit contains a low-flow showerhead (fixed or hand-held) and faucet aerators, and can use up to 40% less water than conventional products.
Click on the chart below for estimates of how much in electricity costs a household of 2, 4 and 6 could save, courtesy Hydro-Quebec.