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Timer on Insinkerator

I would like to install a timer on the kitchen under the counter insinkerator hot water dispenser - turning it off all night to save energy.
Anyone have any experience or know of any problems doing this?

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If you install a timer. what kind? Hard-wired 24 hr or plug-in heavy duty like for an a/c. How much will you save. Instant hots use same power as 60w bulb. Add the cost of a timr ($20-$50) and the power it takes to run the timer, what will you save?

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