The short answer is “Yes, it does!” If you are concerned about protecting the environment and keeping electricity rates in check, the best time to use appliances is when overall electricity use is low.
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Make a commitment to upgrade your old water heater to an ENERGY STAR certified model. If all residential water heaters sold in the U.S. were ENERGY STAR certified, Americans would save nearly $13.4 billion each year in energy costs, and prevent more than 155 billion lbs of annual greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to the emissions from nearly 15 million vehicles. Now that's savings you can warm up to!
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