Phil Luther
  • Portland, OR
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share
 

Phil Luther's Page

Profile Information

Company
Hot Water Heater Medic
Professional Interests
plumbing and home repair, energy conservation
Website URL
http://hotwaterheatermedic.com/
Blog URL
http://hotwaterheatermedic.com/blog
Twitter ID
https://twitter.com/H2OHeaterMedic
Google + Page
https://plus.google.com/u/0/104083715056279119470
Pinterest Page
http://www.pinterest.com/H2OHeaterMedic/

Phil Luther's Blog

The Great Water Heater Temperature Setting Debate

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 12:00pm 2 Comments

Much has been discussed over exactly what is an optimal water heater temperature level setting. Many sources, consisting of ENERGY STAR, offer the energy conserving elements of temperature levels of 120 degrees or lower. And yes, there are cost savings to be had, however realistically for those whose current setting is closer to the standard factory preset temperature of 140 degrees.…

Continue

Water Heater Maintenance in 10 Minutes

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 10:54am 0 Comments

I just put together a new infographic on the best two maintenance tasks homeowners can do with their water heaters.  The best part is that they only take about ten minutes or so to perform!  By checking these two things at least once a year will help with getting the full life out of ones water heater, as well as making it as energy efficient as possible.

Enjoy!

10 Minute Water Heater Maintenance

Explore more…
Continue

Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 8:38pm 0 Comments

I wanted to share an infographic I put together on the importance of water heater safety and the maintenance tasks most homeowners should be able to do to monitor their water heaters. Enjoy!…

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 8:18pm on February 17, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to add your profile photo and be sure to put your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Ed Minch replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"Luis Think of it as a part of the house that is not being used, but part of the house none the…"
1 hour ago
Luis Hernandez replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Searching for a multifamily study book in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Hey Craig!  Well, let's get serious and keep asking all our friends in the Home…"
2 hours ago
Luis Hernandez replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"Hey there Ed,      I appreciate you comments... this is an interesting case because…"
2 hours ago
tedkidd replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"bit.ly/ESHPhabitat1 our habitat project -mostly dirt floor..."
4 hours ago
Bryan Gabriel replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"Luis, thanks for being open to sharing your experiences and photos of your project. What is the…"
5 hours ago
Craig McManus replied to Craig McManus's discussion Inventions that save energy, licensing to a US manufacturer?
"Yes happily."
6 hours ago
Michael D'Arcy replied to Michael D'Arcy's discussion Small video we created to promote Home Performance
"Thank you so much. Feel free to share that and anything you may find that we do with your network…"
8 hours ago
Ed Minch replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"I agree that conditioning the basement is by far the best option.  If you are going to…"
8 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service