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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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                        Saving Energy Is Getting Easier!

There's never enough energy to waste! Many environmental savvy consumers are
learning how to conserve energy - how to make thoughtful choices about ways use less
energy. We all realize how important it is to not waste energy.

Using high energy demands at “off peak” times will help in balancing overall power
consumption on the electrical distribution grid (so as not to over burden the grid system
which may create electrical black out periods).

Don't leave lights on when no one is in the room. If you are going to be out of the room
for more than five minutes, turn off the light. If you know of a light that everyone forgets
to turn off, make a sticker or a sign to hang next to the switch that says "Lights Out!" or
"Don't Forget!"  Where possible, use fluorescent light bulbs. Those funny-looking bulbs
produce the same amount of light by using 1/4 of the electricity. Plus, they last for
years and years without burning out.

Turn off the TV when no one is watching it. The same goes for computers, radios and
stereos - if no one using it, turn it off. Turn off all the appliances at the surge
protector/control strip - that four- or six-plug extension chord that you plug all your
computer things into. Some devices, like modems or other networking boxes are
drawing small amounts of power all the time.

In warm weather (when using air conditioning), set the thermostat to at least 78 F
degrees. (Don't do this, of course, if it will cause health problems for anyone in your
family.) When no one is home, set the thermostat at 85 degrees. That way, you'll
reduce the need for air conditioning and you will save energy. If you have ceiling fans
or other fans, turn them on. The blowing air can make you feel 5 degrees cooler,
without running the family's air conditioner. Fans use a lot less electricity than air

In cold weather, wear warm clothing and set your thermostat no higher than 68 F
degrees (health permitting). When you go to sleep at night, set the thermostat even
cooler. When you leave home for an extended time, set the thermostat at 55 degrees.
That way, your family can save from 5 percent to 20 percent on your heating costs.

Americans tend to use much more energy than necessary to heat their homes. That
accounts for a lot of wasted energy! If you have a fireplace, close the damper when
you don't have a fire burning. An open fireplace damper can let 8 percent of heat from
your furnace escape through the chimney! In the summer, an open fireplace damper
can let cool air escape. It's like having a window open!

Make a map of your home, and mark all the windows, heating vents, and outside doors.
Take a ribbon and hold it up to the edges of the doors and windows. If the ribbon
blows, you've found a leak! Seal the leak with caulk or weather stripping.

Think about your curtains. Keeping the curtains closed on cold, cloudy days helps
block the cold outside air from getting inside. Also, keeping the curtains closed on very
hot days keeps the hot air out!

Turn off your electric blanket when you aren't in bed.

Wasting water wastes energy. Why? Because the biggest use of electricity in most
cities is supplying water and cleaning it up after it's been used!

About 75 percent of the water we use in our homes is used in the bathroom. Unless
you have a low flush toilet, for example, you use about five gallons to seven gallons of
water with every flush! A leaky toilet can waste more than 10,000 gallons of water a

Drippy faucets are bad, too. A faucet that leaks enough water to fill a soda bottle every
30 minutes will waste 2,192 gallons of water a year.

For better conservation to save energy and save water Hot Water Lobster Instant Hot
Water Valves are eco-friendly and designed to eliminate the wait for hot water and
conserve that wasted water (which would normally be ran down the drain). Hot water
recirculation systems keep a constant supply of hot water in the pipes, circulating the
water back to the water heater for reheating. This allows the consumer to have faster
hot water whenever it is needed without the wait or waste. This not only saves the
energy required to heat ground temperature water (replacing the wasted water down-
the-drain), it also saves the average family up to 17,000 gallons of water a year.

Another simple way to save water and energy is to take shorter showers. You'll use
less hot water - and water heaters account for nearly 1/4 of your home's energy use.

A load of dishes cleaned in a dishwasher uses 37 percent less water than washing
dishes by hand! However, if you fill up one side of the sink with soapy water and the
other side with rinse water - and if you don't let the faucet run - you'll use half as much
water as a dishwasher does. Doing the dishes this way can save enough water for a
five-minute shower!

If you need to warm up or defrost small amounts of food, use a microwave instead of
the stove to save energy. Microwave ovens use around 50 percent less energy than
conventional ovens do. For large meals, however, the stove is usually more efficient. In
the summer, using a microwave causes less heat in the kitchen, which saves money on
air conditioning.

Don't keep the refrigerator door open any longer than you need to. Close it to keep the
cold air inside! Also, make sure the door closes securely. There is a rubber-like seal
around the door that you can test. Just close the door on a dollar bill, and then see
how easy it is to pull out. If the dollar slides out easily, the door is probably leaking cold
air from inside.

Is there an old refrigerator sitting in the garage or someplace else at home? Old
refrigerators are real energy hogs! An old refrigerator could be costing your family as
much as $120 a year to operate. Remove it or replace it with an energy efficient
model…one large refrigerator is cheaper to run than two smaller ones.

Remember saving water saves energy. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean off the
driveway, patio or deck - this will save hundreds of gallons of water each year.

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!