In the past, providing a home with hot water around the clock meant using up a lot of energy. In recent years, however, the federal government has taken steps to require water heaters to operate much more efficiently so that less energy will be wasted. In this video from This Old House, you’ll learn how these government regulations have changed the way today’s water heaters operate.


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