THC Webinars - High Performance Hot Water

Thanks to Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Energy Training Center for sponsoring this webinar series.

 

High Performance Hot Water: On the Path to Deep Energy Reductions

DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES FROM PART 1 HERE

DOWNLOAD THE AUDIO FROM PART 1 HERE (33MB file size)

DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES FROM PART 2 HERE

DOWNLOAD THE AUDIO FROM PART 2 HERE (35MB file size)

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Evaluating a Hot Water Distribution System"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Hot-Water Distribution Systems Article, Part 1"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Hot-Water Distribution Systems Article, Part 2"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Hot-Water Distribution Systems Article, Part 3"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Hot-Water Distribution Systems Article, Part 4"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "The Future of Space Heating Article in CONTRACTOR"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "High Performance Hot Water Systems Article in OFFICIAL"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Optimizing for High-Performance Solar Water-Heating Systems, Part 1"

DOWNLOAD THE PDF "Optimizing for High-Performance Solar Water-Heating Systems, Part 2"

 

With the Thousand Home Challenge as the context, evaluate the opportunity for deep reductions of water heating energy. Using a systems approach that integrates water heaters, plumbing, fixtures, and occupant behavior, Gary Klein describes a comprehensive process for reducing hot water and energy use while improving actual service and user satisfaction. Part 1 discusses principles of effective water heating and how to evaluate hot water systems in existing homes. Part 2 presents case studies that apply these concepts, and the opportunity to get your questions answered.

 


By attending Part 1, participants will:
 
1. Understand typical residential water heating loads and the levels of reduction needed to meet the Thousand Home Challenge,
2. Learn how to evaluate existing hot water systems for energy and water reduction opportunities, and
3. Recognize the characteristics of, and equipment available for, high performance water heating systems.
 
By attending Part 2, participants will:
 
4. Learn from case studies that apply the principles and technologies discussed in the first webinar,
5. Better understand the advantages of a systems approach to reducing water heating energy use, and
6. Get their questions answered.

 

Presenter Bio: Gary Klein

Affiliated International Management, LLC, provides consulting on sustainability through an international team of affiliates. He has been intimately involved in energy efficiency and renewable energy since 1973. Gary has a passion for hot water: getting into it, getting out of it, and efficiently delivering it to meet customers' needs. In addition to presenting seminars to audiences throughout the United States, Gary has been working to develop better language for codes and standards with the goal of getting all new hot water systems to be "good" by 2015.


 

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