Virgin Islands Energy Office. How To Save On Your WAPA Bill. Three Steps to Reduce Your WAPA Bill. Identify energy burners in your home Control energy usage Water Conservation methods. Energy burners in your home. Central air conditioning systems Water heaters Appliances lighting.
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How To Save On Your WAPA Bill
2 – 4 people
5 – 7 people
7 & up
Insulate tank with blanket
Insulate 20’of hot water pipe from the tank
Turn off or unplug when not in use
Install a timer
Consider purchasing a solar water
One drop per second from a leaky faucets, showerheads,and Pipes can total 2,400 gals per year
Use aerators on kitchen and bathroom faucets
Use low –flow showerheads 1.6 – 2.0gals per minute
All toilets now sold should have capability to flush with 1.6gal or 1gal per flush
Full loads when washing clothes
85% of energy use for clothes washing is to heat water
WAPA’s residential water rate $16.90 per 1,000gals
Home water delivery services average rate $53.00 per 1000gals
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This label is required by Federal law to be displayed on major home appliances that consumers can compare energy operating cost with other models of comparable size and type. Some appliances like kitchen range(Stove) and microwave are exempt from the labeling rule. That’s because there is little difference in energy use between different models.
Lets do the math
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