After installation, collect your rebate (if applicable) from your contractor or Peoples Gas. When collecting from Peoples Gas, you'll need proof of purchase and installation and a completed energy conservation rebate form.
Install flow-restricting devices in showers and faucets.
Lower water heater thermostat settings to 120 degrees F. and dishwasher thermostat to 140 degrees F.
Install an insulated water-heater wrap on tank units.
Insulate exposed hot water lines.
Take showers, not baths and limit shower length to 5 to 7 minutes.
Turn off your tank water heater when your home is vacant.
Drain your tank water heater and flush sediment each year.