Water Heaters – How Much Hot Water Do You Use?
Hot water makes up 18% of the average utility bill, making it the second highest energy expense for most families. Here are some interesting water usage facts:
- Kitchen Faucets – newer faucets use 2 gallons per minute on average, while older faucets may use up to 4 gallons per minute.
- Dishwashers – newer models use about 6 gallons per cycle, while older models use between 10-15 gallons.
- Washing Machines – On average, it takes about 7 gallons of hot water for each load of laundry.
- Showers – The average person uses 10 gallons of hot water during a shower.
AAP knows how much Southern CA homeowners rely on their water heaters, so we take our water heater services seriously!