Electric water heater vis-à-vis time-limited water availability
•Given that there is available one hour of plumbed water per day;
Is it more efficient (in regards to equipment /durability v. electrical
parsimony) to turn off the heater for much of the day, turning it on
only in time to heat sufficient water for use in that hour....
•OR to simply leave it on so as to avoid possible equpment stresses and
the increased & abrupt electrical demand for that rather colder reservoir?
•The question is poorly presented but an engineering response would be
very much appreciated. I have one hour of water/day and am resource limited.
Posted Wed, 02/19/2014 - 13:59
Other Questions in Energy efficiency and durability