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Title Details:
Water heating
Other Titles: Electrical and solar water heaters
Authors: Ampeliotis, Konstantinos
Reviewer: Gkousia, Maria
Subject: ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ELECTRICAL, ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > ENERGY CONSERVATION
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ELECTRICAL, ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > SOLAR ENERGY
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ELECTRICAL, ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
Keywords:
Household Technology
Hot Water
Water Heater
Solar Water Heater
Solar Energy
Renewable Energy Sources
Description:
Abstract:
The generation of hot water domestically, is directly related to the personal gygiene and cleanliness of the household members. Moreover, it is also related to layndry washing and dishwashing. The aim of this chapter is the presentation of the basic operational principles of the appliances that generate hot water (mainly electrical and solar water heaters). The advantages and disadvantages of each alternative are addressed focusing on the environmental impacts. Best practices for reducing the environmetal impact generated by domestic water heating are presented and discussed, focusing mainly on solar water heaters, which constitute a very popular technologucal application of renewable energy in Greece.
Table of Contents:
Introduction
The thermal effect of electricity
Electrical water heater
Solar water heater
The environmental advantages of solar water heaters for Greece
Other advantages of solar water heaters
References
Linguistic Editors: Tsiadimou, Anastasia
Technical Editors: Bozionelos, Gavriil
Graphic Editors: Bozionelos, Gavriil
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Spatial Coverage: Greece, Europe
Temporal Coverage: 1995-2015
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/3018
Bibliographic Reference: Ampeliotis, K. (2015). Water heating [Chapter]. In Ampeliotis, K., & Sdrali, D. 2015. HOUSEHOLD TECHNOLOGY [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/11419/3018
Language: Greek
Is Part of: HOUSEHOLD TECHNOLOGY
Version: 1st edition
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions