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Drain-water often takes with it significant amounts of heat. A heat recovery system uses warm drain water to warm pipes that are bringing in fresh, clean water on its way to your water heater - thereby reducing the energy the water heater needs to expend to do its job.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Engage a plumber to assist you evaluate and install a drain-water heat recovery system.
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