Energy efficiency is a huge trend across the remodeling and home improvement industry, and efficiency in the bathroom is no exception. Homeowners in York are using this bathroom trend to make their bathrooms more energy efficient. Not only does this help the environment, it promotes an eco-friendly lifestyle and will also help you save money in the long run.
From sustainable materials to low-flow faucets, there’s no shortage of ways to make your York bathroom more energy efficient in 2015. Learn more in our blog.
York Bathroom Trends for 2015: Energy Efficiency
Low-Flow Shower Heads
How long has it been since you installed a new shower head? Modern shower heads go as low as 1.25 gallons per minute, while the shower heads of yesteryear were 5+ gallons. And there’s no need to worry about water pressure, you’ll still get what you’re looking for. Installing a low-flow shower head can drastically cut the water usage of your family.
Low-flow toilets are another water-saving bathroom trend that is catching on. Dual-flush toilets are also available, featuring two flush options, one of which uses less than a gallon per flush! Another great way to cut your water use in your York bathroom.
Energy Efficient Lighting
Incandescent lights are so early 20th century. Step into the 21st century limelight with LEDs! LED bulbs have become much more affordable in recent years. They last for hundreds if not thousands of hours more than incandescent bulbs, and use a fraction of the energy. LEDs are the way to go for bathroom lighting.
Sustainable Bathroom Remodeling Materials
If you’re environmentally conscious, consider using sustainable materials for your new York bathroom. There are eco-friendly materials out there for every component of the remodel. For vanity countertops, consider recycled glass. Flooring? Try bamboo, which works well even in moist environments like the bathroom.
Tankless Water Heaters
Ok, so while this isn’t technically part of your York bathroom remodel, it is related in that a lot of your hot water usage takes place in the bathroom. Consider upgrading to a tankless water heater. These heaters are more efficient than their old counterparts and ensure you’ll never run out of hot water.
Contact us today to talk to us about more energy efficient York bathroom trends!
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