1. What is Domestic Hot Water?
Domestic Hot Water is the water that you use around the house or office for everyday applications. This can include any of the following applications:
Showers, Baths, and Personal Grooming
Cleaning Around the House
2. How much Domestic Hot Water does an average home uses?
This is typically based on the number of people who live in your household. Over the years, it has become a standard that the South-East Asian population consumes anywhere between 20 and 25 gallons of hot water every day for domestic purposes. Obviously, there are some people who use less, and others who can use significantly more. A Solar Hot Water System that can produce between 80 and 120 gallons of hot water each day.
3. What do I heat my hot water with now?
Most people heat their hot water with a variety of different fuel sources. The most common fuel sources include:
The problem is that these fossil fuels are extremely dirty and bad for the environment. And, additionally, they are becoming extremely expensive, especially with the credit crunch that many people are facing today.
4. How much money does an average household spend on Hot Water?
This is a calculation that is made using the price of your heating fuel and how much hot water you use. You know better than anyone how much money you spend on water heating every month and year – just by looking at your hot water bill. Of course, most people find that just heating water accounts for nearly 20% or more of their annual energy bills. When you take Home Heating into account as well, overall heating at your home can cost 40% or more of your annual energy bills.
6. What is next?