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Retrofit Measures for Showers

Here you will find the data for Showers measures available in the National Residential Efficiency Measures Database. Each measure consists of a before-component, an after-component, and the estimated cost to implement the measure. The measures are listed alphabetically based upon the name of the before-component. Where multiple costs are indicated they must be combined to obtain total measure cost (e.g., fixed ($) and normalized ($/sf) costs).

Cost Drivers

There are many factors that influence the ultimate cost of Showers measures. The application of the average measure costs displayed below to any particular home is discouraged. Examples of the kinds of issues that can influence the cost of Showers measures include:
  • Prevailing local wages
  • Drive time
  • Local code requirements
  • Condition of existing plumbing

Viewing 5 Showers Measure(s) of 5

Replace Showerhead:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

High-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 5.5 gpm
  • Flow Type: high

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Low-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.0 gpm
  • Flow Type: low

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1994
  • Meets WaterSense 2010

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 33 - 12072

Replace Showerhead:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

High-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 5.5 gpm
  • Flow Type: high

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Typical-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.5 gpm
  • Flow Type: typical

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 1994

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 38 - 15086

Replace Showerhead:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Low-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.0 gpm
  • Flow Type: low

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1994
  • Meets WaterSense 2010

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Low-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.0 gpm
  • Flow Type: low

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1994
  • Meets WaterSense 2010

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 33 - 12072

Replace Showerhead:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Typical-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.5 gpm
  • Flow Type: typical

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 1994

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Low-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.0 gpm
  • Flow Type: low

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1994
  • Meets WaterSense 2010

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 33 - 12072

Replace Showerhead:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Typical-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.5 gpm
  • Flow Type: typical

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 1994

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Typical-Flow Showerhead

Properties:

  • Flow Rate: 2.5 gpm
  • Flow Type: typical

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 1994

Lifetime:

  • 10 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 38 - 15086

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