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Hot water represents the second largest energy consumer in American households. A typical 80 gallon (300 l) electric hot water tank serving a family of four will consume approximately 150 million BTUs in its seven year lifetime. This will cost approximately US$3,600 (at US$0.08 per KWH), not accounting for fuel cost increases. Then it will be replaced by another one just like it.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-12-27 16:22:26
Description Hot water represents the second largest energy consumer in American households. A typical 80 gallon (300 l) electric hot water tank serving a family of four will consume approximately 150 million BTUs in its seven year lifetime. This will cost approximately US$3,600 (at US$0.08 per KWH), not accounting for fuel cost increases. Then it will be replaced by another one just like it.
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Source Arizona Solar Center
Selector Offley
Date Of Record Creation 2008-12-27 16:19:48
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Date Last Modified 2010-06-25 17:19:17
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2008-12-27 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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