Everyone is concerned with saving energy, which in turn saves money. There are several ways you can save energy. Of course, any time you save water you will save energy cost. One way to save energy is to reduce pipe heat loss. One way to do this is by placing all the water pipes and the water heater as close to each other as possible. Another way is to insulate all the pipes in your home, even those made of plastic. This will keep the pipe from cooling to room temperature. Most people set the temperature of their water heater too high. They usually come from the factor at a high setting. You need to be sure your heater is set on 60 degrees. With a little care and planning you can reduce your energy cost.