User Inputs for Water Heater Analysis

In the detail screens of the Home Energy Saver, users can modify the water heater characteristics to more closely simulate their equipment and it’s usage. Table 13 shows the range of values for the inputs previously mentioned and lists other characteristics (and their range of values) that users can modify.

Table 13. User Inputs for Water Heaters (Detailed Inputs Level)

Note:       Tamb = annual average air temperature around water heater (°F)

Tindoors = 67.5 ˚F

Toutdoors = average outdoor air temperature from weather tape data