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SAVE WATER! At ONLY $179.95, the eco friendly Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve provides
faster hot water which
saves water, saves energy and saves time.  How long does it take for hot water
to get to your faucet or shower?  A lot of precious water is wasted down the drain while waiting for hot
water.  Even worse is the cost to heat the cold replacement water, which enters your house at the cold
ground temperature.

HOW IT WORKS! When the water in your hot water pipe and the Hot Water Lobster control valve cools
below the user adjustable temperature (77-140 F. degrees), the thermal materials within the
Water Lobster
control valve contract and silently open the valve.  Thermal convection within your hot
water tank naturally circulates the cooled water through your existing cold water pipes and back to    
the hot water tank for reheating.  Your existing hot water tank now uses less energy reheating the
warm water instead of cold ground temperature water.  When fresh hot water enters your hot water
pipe and reaches the
Hot Water Lobster control valve, the valve automatically closes.  This maintains
hot water at the control valve without wasting water or wasting energy.  Turn on your faucet or shower;
and you get instant hot water instead of wasting it down the drain!  Installing the
Hot Water Lobster
instant hot water control valve at the fixture furthest from your hot water tank (as shown in the
installation diagram) will provide faster hot water to all of the fixtures in your house.

NO ELECTRICITY NECESSARY! The Hot Water Lobster is all mechanical and designed to provide an
electricity free solution to maintain hot water at the tap.  This makes installation a snap (in less than
10 minutes).  Other hot water solutions require the use of electricity and pumps that make installation
difficult and the pumps are often noisy and wear out in 2-4 years.

MORE HOT WATER! Adds as much as 10% more capacity to your current hot water system (by
keeping the water in your hot water pipes hot!).

KEEP PIPES FROM FREEZING!     The Hot Water Lobster instant hot water valve automatically allows
water in your pipes to circulate when the control valve cools below the set temperature (even when
your electricity goes out).

REDUCES CONDENSATION! The Hot Water Lobster instant hot water valve reduces condensation on
pipes and toilets basins.

MAINTENANCE FREE! The Hot Water Lobster has a solid brass valve body with an adjustable thermal
controlled mechanical stainless steel valve stem enclosed in a mounting box.

EASY INSTALLATION! The Hot Water Lobster comes complete with the mounting box, 4 sets  of 12"
flexible water lines and standard brass fitting.  All pre-assembled and tested for an easy 10-minute

STATISTICS! *A typical family wastes approximately 12,000-17,000 gallons of water annually waiting
for warm water to reach the tap.                 
*as determined by GAMA (Gas Appliance Manufactures Association)

Note: Circulation of water by thermal convection must not be restricted (no check-valves) between the
hot water tank and the Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve.
Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve PDF Installation Instructions
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Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve Frequently Asked Questions
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           Energy Use Statistics - What You Need To Know!

The ability to heat and cool is one important accomplishment of modern technology.
Our ovens, freezers, and homes can be kept at any temperature we choose, a luxury
that wasn't possible 100 years ago. But keeping our homes comfortable uses a lot of

Lighting is also essential to a modern society. Lights have revolutionized the way we
live, work, and play. Most homes still use the traditional incandescent bulbs invented by
Thomas Edison. These bulbs convert only about 10% of the electricity they use into
light; the other 90% is converted into heat. In 1879, the average bulb produced only 14
lumens (a measure of the quantity of light) per watt, compared to about 17 lumens per
watt from modern incandescent bulbs. By adding halogen gases, the efficiency can be
increased to 20 lumens per watt.

Compact fluorescent bulbs, or "CFLs," have made inroads into home lighting systems
in the last few years. These bulbs last much longer and use much less energy than
incandescent bulbs, producing significant savings over the life of the bulb.

Appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines, and dryers are also more energy
efficient than they used to be. Congress passed the National Appliance Energy
Conservation Act in 1990 that requires new appliances to meet strict energy efficiency
standards. Learn what it means to be energy efficient.

Natural gas is the most widely consumed energy source in American homes, followed
by electricity, heating oil, and propane. Natural gas and heating oil (fuel oil) are used
mainly for home heating. Electricity may also be used for heating and cooling, plus it
lights our homes and runs almost all of our appliances including refrigerators, toasters,
and computers. Many homes in rural areas use propane for heating, while others use it
to fuel their barbecue grills.

About 80% of residential energy use is consumed in single-family homes, while 15% is
consumed in multi-family dwellings such as apartments, and 5% is consumed in mobile

More than half of the energy used for heating in single-family homes (either attached
or detached) is natural gas, about one-fourth is electricity, and one-tenth is fuel oil
(heating oil). Most single-family homes have some type of air conditioning, and almost
all single-family homes have a washing machine and a dryer.

Single-family main fuel used for heating and operating equipment:

56% use natural gas
26% use electricity
7% use fuel oil
6% use liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)
1% use kerosene

Eighty-four percent of single-family homes have air conditioning (central system,
wall/window units, or both).

95% have a clothes washer
92% have a clothes dryer
74% have a personal computer

Multi-family dwellings such as apartments use about equal amounts of natural gas and
electricity for heating. More than 80% of multi-family homes have air conditioning and
more than one-third contain washers and dryers.

47% use natural gas
41% use electricity
7% use fuel oil
almost no one uses LPG or kerosene

Eighty-two percent of multi-family homes have air conditioning (a central system,
wall/window units, or both).

40% have a clothes washer
35% have a clothes dryer
55% have a personal computer

Mobile Homes main heating fuel and equipment:

27% use natural gas
42% use electricity
3% use fuel oil
19% use LPG
4% use kerosene

Eighty-four percent of mobile homes have air conditioning (central system, wall/window
units, or both).

87% have a clothes washer
78% have a clothes dryer
49% have a personal computer

Gains in Home Energy Efficiency Offset by More Electronics and Appliances
Total residential energy consumption rose approximately 13% over the past quarter
century. This was lower than both the rate of population growth (+24%) and new
housing starts (+36%) due to energy efficiency improvements in heating and cooling
equipment, water heaters, and major appliances. Efficiency gains were offset by
increases in the number of homes with clothes washers, dryers, and dishwashers.
Additionally, a growing number of U.S. households now have multiple televisions,
computers, and refrigerators.

The percentage of homes with central air-conditioning has more than doubled since
1980, with nearly 60% of homes having a central system. All areas of the United States
show a significant increase in air-conditioning equipment and use in recent years.
Cooling now accounts for 8% of total residential energy consumption in the United
States, double its 1980 share.

You can reduce your energy usage by installing an innovative eco-friendly and
patented technology known as the “Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve”. It uses
your existing water pipes and the thermal convection generated by your water heater to
circulate the water back to your water heater for reheating (not requiring a pump or any
electricity). These hot water recirculation systems have a temperature-controlled valve
that allows the consumer to easily adjust the temperature to meet their particular
needs. To save water and save energy here is no water waste as it reduces the energy
required to heat your water while it provides faster hot water to your faucets and
showers for better water conservation. Installation is a simple 15-minute DIY project (no
pipe cutting, soldering or electrical connections).

Reasons to install a Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve:

  • Saves thousands of gallons of water by not running it down the drain!
  • Get your hot water faster from your current water heater!
  • Save time, energy and money while living a more green lifestyle.
  • Aids in preventing frozen pipes.
  • Only $179.99! (Plus Shipping & Handling)
  • 10-Year WARRANTY
  • Brass Valve with Stainless Steel Stem.
  • Easy installation! (no pipe cutting, soldering or electrical connections required).
  • Shipped completely assembled with flexible water lines.
  • Works with or without a dedicated hot water return line.
  • When you turn on your faucet you've got instant hot water!