Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#405 new task

Gas water heater wasted pilot light energy

Reported by: ewilson Owned by: jmaguire
Priority: normal Component: Modeling - General
Version: Future Keywords: water heater, DHW, pilot light
Cc: jmaguire

Description

Jeff has done some work showing that while most of the time, water heater pilot light energy is useful, there are some scenarios where a significant amount of pilot light energy is wasted: in solar backup tanks and when the water heater is in unconditioned space in warm climates.

We should add this to DOE2 and E+ if possible.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by shorowit

  • Version changed from 2.0 Final to Future
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