For years, hoteliers have understood how an Eco shower head can help save money, now UK homeowners are installing them too
Surprisingly most people have never heard of an Eco shower head, let alone know what one is. Yet, most people who have spent a night in a hotel room or bed and breakfast accommodation have probably used one. They just do not realise that they have done so.
Eco showerheads mix air into the water stream, so that what comes out of the showerhead is a combination of hot and cold water and air. The water jet feels strong and they offer a great showering experience, yet this kind of showerhead uses up to 50% less water than a standard showerhead.
For the hotel or bed and breakfast owner this represents a significant saving on their water bill. A one hundred-bed hotel can save over 52 litres of water in a year. Perhaps more importantly a significant percentage of that water will be hot water, which means they can also save on their power bill.
This means that they reduce their carbon footprint, which is genuinely important to many modern firms. Taking all of this into account, it is not surprising that the uptake of this kind of technology has been strong across the tourist accommodation sector and that many care homes and hospitals have also installed this kind of shower.
Savings for homes that install an Eco shower head
The interesting thing is that this technology can be used anywhere, including in residential homes. A family with two showers can save around £188 on their water and fuel bills. In the past Save Money Cut Carbon has sold these showerheads mainly to businesses. Today, they are selling more and more homeowners Eco showerheads. The fact that fitting them takes less than a minute helps because no DIY skills are needed to fit them. In most cases, the new showerhead pays for itself in just a few months. As more homeowners are becoming aware of the benefits sales are soaring.