Taking 5-minute showers once a day for a year

Energy & utilities

A person showers once a day for a year using hot water for 5 minutes. The water temperature is 37ºC, heated with an oil boiler. The average shower head flows 10 liters of water per minute. The emissions include the production of the shower cabin, the shampoo, and the soap.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Water 1.13%
Heating water 82.80%
Shampoo and soap 15.06%
Shower cabin 1.01%

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