What is the Best Temperature Setting for your Water Heater?

Have you adjusted the temperature on your water heater? If not, you could be missing out on a great energy and money saving opportunity that also decreases the risk of hazards in your home. So what are most water heaters set at when installed? What are the benefits of lowering the temperature on your water heater?

When you install a new water heater, it will most likely be set at 140 degrees. However, due to safety risks and energy concerns, 140 degrees is considered too high by the EPA and many other water experts.