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Often, the rinse process may be satisfactorily completed using cold water; which culminates to substantial savings over the course of a year.
1Make it a habit to default to using cold water for the rinse part of your laundry process. For additional savings switching from a standard electric water heater to an ENERGY STAR® certified heat pump water heater can save the average household nearly $300 on annual energy costs.
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