Jump to content

New Technology - Heat Pump Water Heaters


Recommended Posts

By John Tomlinson, Oak Ridge National Laboratories

Why do we need new water heater technology?id="size4">

  • Water heating accounts for 17% of the energy used in a typical household.
  • Conventional electric resistance water heaters have just about reached their efficiency limit, at 95% efficiency.
  • New technologies, not just improvements to existing ones, are needed.
20075404742_HeatPumpWaterHeater.jpgORNL’s new “drop-inâ€
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...