[Greenbuilding] Low powered (wattage) water heaters available through Hydro Quebec

Richard Garbary richard6 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 15:28:31 PST 2011


No argument from me on that. But it's an improvement on the status quo.




On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:

> Resistive loads, no matter how they are sliced, make no energetic sense to
> me. Electricity is the highest quality energy carrier we've so far come up
> with and to send it right back into a coil to warm it up is just nuts. We
> have/know of too many other simpler, cheaper ways to heat something up.
> Shaving grid peak is no small matter, but getting rid of electric
> resistance water heaters would be a more direct way to achieve this.
> 2011/12/29 Richard Garbary <richard6 at gmail.com>
>> http://www.hydroquebec.com/residential/chauffe-eau-trois-elements/fonctionnement.html
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