Culver-Winton-Main, New York
2008 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 654-9530

Boost Energy Efficiency With 3 Bathroom Remodeling Projects October 10, 2017

Culver-Winton-Main, Rochester
Boost Energy Efficiency With 3 Bathroom Remodeling Projects, Rochester, New York

From taking showers to flushing toilets, a significant amount of your home’s water consumption comes from bathroom use. What’s more, energy is used to deliver a clean supply of H20 to your fixtures as well as power lights and other elements. If you’re planning a bathroom remodeling project, several simple upgrades and adjustments will make the space more energy efficient.

Green Bathroom Remodeling Projects 

1. Install New Showerheads 

bathroom remodelingIf you have an older showerhead, it’s time to consider an update. Aging models use a whopping 2.5 gallons of water per minute. A new fixture will allow you to cut back on your water consumption, as they provide the desired pressure without increasing water flow.   

2. Swap Out Faucets

Switching to newer sink faucets will also conserve energy. Similar to energy-efficient shower heads, modern faucet aerators are designed to administer a steady, high-pressure stream of water without using more than needed. 

3. Adjust the Lighting 

Bathrooms should have enough light to make primping and prepping a breeze. However, your room may be brighter than necessary, resulting in unneeded energy usage. To gauge whether your space is over-lit, use a light meter. Jot down the findings and compare them to the national lighting standard. This is an excellent jumping off point when choosing which vanities and overhead lighting solutions to install. When you find the right fixtures, purchase LED light bulbs to save energy. 


A professional contractor will find ways to make your bathroom remodeling project more energy efficient. The friendly experts at Mallo Home Improvements in Rochester, NY, will work with you to transform your living space and suggest green solutions that meet your family’s needs. To schedule a consultation, call (585) 654-9530 today. Visit the home remodeling company online to discover how they will add value and comfort to your property. 

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Mallo Home Improvements
3 Ways to Make Your Basement Feel Larger, Rochester, New York
Working with a basement contractor to finish the space will extend the usable living area of your home. However, if the room feels cold and small, you may not feel like using more
Home Remodeling Guide: All About Electrical Outlet Placement, Rochester, New York
There are many factors to consider when planning a home remodeling project. It’s easy to overlook the type and placement of your electrical outlets, but these will affect how more
3 Home Remodeling Tips for Aging in Place, Rochester, New York
If you’re a senior, you don’t have to leave your dream house to prepare for the future. A few home remodeling projects will make the space safer and more accessible for more
Why the Winter Is the Ideal Time to Start Thinking About a Deck Remodel, Rochester, New York
With the current frigid temperatures, not many homeowners think about lounging on a deck. Although you might not use this space until the spring, now is the perfect time to more
3 Top Reasons to Choose a Whirlpool Tub, Rochester, New York
When planning bathroom remodeling, some homeowners also consider how to create a relaxing aesthetic to make their downtime more special. Whirlpool tubs have become a more