Bobby Parker talks about showers and how the diverter valves in showers are a source of joy and pain.

Just so everyone is aware, a diverter valve sends steaming hot water to the showerhead when you climb into the shower at the end of a long day. They can also leak, causing high water bills and a shorter supply of hot water.

To then see my Green Guru Guides book as the main reference in this story really shocked me in a great way to see how this book is being utilized.  He writes:

In his book, “Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits,” David S. Findley says that a leaky diverter valve can allow one quarter of your water to bypass the shower head and pass straight into the drain. Changing a leaky diverter valve can save you money and make your showers more enjoyable.  To read the entire article

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