HOME ENERGY TRACKER - WATER USAGE
How much water does it take to flush your toilet in gallons/flush (gpf).
Most toilets have the gpf printed on the tank. If not, flush your toilet and turn off the water valve. Now fill the tank by hand and measure how much water it takes to fill the tank to its "full" mark.This amount of water will be your gpf.
Goal: 1 gpf
If greater than 1 gpf click Low Flow and Instructions for a simple dual flush converter
All Faucets and Showers
How many gallons of water are used before it is hot?
With a measuring cup, see how much water you use until the water is hot.
Goal: 30 seconds = 0.25 gallons (1 quart)
If it take longer than 30 seconds see the instant off device, which saves water and delivers hot water faster.
HOME ENERGY TRACKER - ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES
HOME ENERGY TRACKER - HEATING/COOLING
Wall Air Leaks
Check for air leaks around pipes that pass through exterior walls.
Goal: zero air leaks
See air leaks
Measure the depth of insulation in your attic:
Goal: At least 9 inches deep (for R 30)
See Attic Insulation