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1.3.9 Adding or repairing water heaters insulation

1.3.9 Adding or repairing water heaters insulation

Description

Insulation of water heaters is necessary to protect against contact with hot surfaces and to ensure an acceptable working temperature in the water heater house. Insulation of water heaters is a very efficient way to keep your water hotter for longer, especially if the equipment is exposed to cold conditions in winter.

Benefits

  • It is an improvement for very old water heaters that cannot be substituted for technical and economic reasons

  • Avoid heat loss and optimize the efficiency of the water heater

  • Lower water temperature setting

Limitations

  • It must go with other measures to achieve significant energy savings

Economic assessment

Initial investment: low. 1-3% economic saving. Payback in 1.5 years.

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CHARACTERIZATION

Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices


Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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