|The Hot Water Lobster
Instant Hot Water Valve
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
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 Hot
Water Lobster control valve contract and silently open the valve. Thermal convection within your hot
water tank (differential of pressure between the top of the tank and the bottom of the 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 (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 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
water heater tank and the Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot Water Valve.
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How Can I Make a Living by Selling Faster Hot Water?
Consider that gradually over the years a lot of things have changed. For instance,
gone are the days when running your faucets wide-open produced flows of 10-gallons
per minute. Over time water has become much more valuable, and measures have
been put in place to conserve water. These days most faucets fixtures have flow
restrictions to reduce water consumption. Showers now provide a maximum output of
only about 1.5 gallons per minute and the bathroom sinks only about ¾ gallon per
Years ago it was common in expensive homes to find hot water circulating systems that
provided the home owner with instant hot water at any fixture in the house. The
plumber would run the hot water piping in a loop from the water heater outlet to a
fixture and from that fixture to the next and so on until he reached the last fixture. From
the last fixture he would run a pipe back to the inlet of the water heater where a pump
and check valve were located.
The pipe from the last fixture back to the water heater is known as a dedicated return
line. There would be a pump located either at the water heater outlet or at the return
line at the water heater inlet, that would circulate the hot water through the hot piping,
keeping hot water in the piping all of the time. That way when ever a hot water tap was
turned on there would be instant hot water.
Instant hot water is wonderful, but now days this type of system would be expensive.
With the full time circulating system you not only pay for the heat energy being lost
from the plumbing, but also you pay for the energy to run the pump all the time.
A nice side benefit of instant hot water is the conservation of water. You don't run
thousands of gallons per year of water down the drain waiting for hot water to arrive at
Considering the rising costs of both energy and water these days, new technology has
came to the rescue. This innovative eco-friendly and patented technology is 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 water pump or any electricity). This hot
water recirculation system has a temperature-controlled valve that allows the consumer
to easily adjust the temperature control knob to meet their particular needs. There is
no water waste with this type of system, and it also minimizes energy waste since it only
re-circulates water when the hot water at your faucet cools below your desired
temperature. As an added benefit, it can prevent pipe freezing. Installation is a simple
DIY, 15-minute project (not requiring any pipe cutting, soldering, a water pump or
Selling and/or installing hot water recirculating valves can be financially rewarding as
well as ethically rewarding…knowing that your are helping your customers save our
natural resources. It’s easy to get started. Simply contact any of the hot water
recirculating valve manufacturers for more information and wholesale pricing.
How To Prevent Pipes From Freezing
If you've ever had the misfortune of having a water pipe freeze and burst, you know
first hand about what a devastating impact it can have on your home. The broken pipe
itself is actually relatively minor, but the damage caused by the leaking water running
through your walls and ceiling can mean a major reconstruction project, requiring
replacing drywall, ceilings and maybe even furniture and appliances. Here are some
ways to make sure you never have to go through that hassle.
1. Plan ahead and figure out which pipes could potentially freeze. Water pipes running
through unheated crawl spaces and pipes running through walls to the outside are
prime candidates for freezing.
2. Turn off the water supply lines running to your outside taps before the cold weather
arrives. There is usually a shut off valve in the water supply line close to where it goes
through the outside wall. Once the water is shut off inside, go outside and open the
outside taps as well. This will drain any water remaining in the pipe or in the tap, so
there's nothing to freeze.
3. Check any pipes that run close to outside walls. Put some insulation between the
pipe and the wall to help keep the cold away from the pipe.
4. Insulate any pipes that run through unheated crawl spaces. Wrap them with
insulation and tape or put preformed pipe sleeve insulation along the pipes, then tape
the sleeves in place.
5. Install electrical heating tape (available at home stores) on any pipes that run
through areas that get really cold, like garages.
6. OR, simply an innovative and patented technology known as a “temperature
controlled hot water recirculating valve” (it’s a breeze to install-no pipe cutting,
soldering or electrical connections). It uses your existing water pipes and the thermal
convection generated by your water heater to keep water circulating back to your water
heater for reheating (not requiring a pump or any electricity). Warm circulating water
will not freeze. These systems are temperature-controlled and are easily adjustable to
meet your particular temperature needs. There is no water waste and it also reduces
the energy required to heat your water while it provides instant hot water to your
faucets and showers.
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 pipe freeze.
- Only $179.99! (Plus Shipping & Handling)
- 30-day MONEY BACK GUARANTEE
- 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!
Eliminating that wasted water saves you thousands of gallons of water every year. A
typical family of 4 can save over 17,000 gallons of water per year! By not running that
water down the drain you are reducing the amount of sewage that needs to be treated