I might be in hot water.

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Wrighty, Jun 30, 2021.

  1. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    No idea about energy savings but I've installed quite a few of em
    My customers just want the convenience of instant hot water
     
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    Baelzebub Dr. Stratster

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    I can't speak to the physics or the economics of it, but I first saw these being used in Germany back in the early 80's and the were pretty standard issue then. (there)
     
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    I admire your optimism and confidence.

    But women are still plunging their bottoms in the toilet when the seat is left up....

    sooooooooo :whistling:
     
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    I use this. I love it. Don’t care about the marginal cost.

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    TSims1 Most Honored Senior Member

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    Just open your wallet already. ;)
     
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    If you want to save energy, the idea is to have point-of-service heaters at all locations: kitchen, bath, etc. Then you don't pay to heat a tank of water all day and night. Having a tank and having a point of use system is not a net cost saver... or has a long payback.

    EDIT: Note my earlier post suggesting the OP do it anyway for marital harmony.
     
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  7. StratUp

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    Not drinking the hot water is an old wives' tale. Supposedly the hot water would have more minerals or perhaps debris in it from sitting in the tank. On a practical basis, they've found that that's not true.

    Any sediments in the hot water tank settle on the bottom. Hot water comes from the top. It's just as pure as the cold water.
     
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    The Duck delivers!
     
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    No, it's a British Standard indirect hot water cylinder.
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    Here, in old houses, the header tank for the hot water cylinder and the pipes connecting them were often lead.
     
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    I could show you picture of rust coloured water but I didn’t take any. If you want to drink from a tank full of sediments go ahead
     
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    What exactly is the problem?

    They're convenient, simple, and efficient. We use it for tea and whatnot. Better than boiling a pot.
     
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    All I have to add to this discussion is that when we got one of these, my tea consumption went through the roof! :thumb:
     
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    This ^^^^^^^^^^^^



    Put a smile on her face ;)
     
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    True- you run out of hands after that...


    More to the point, if you use kettle correctly, and only boil the water you need, a kettle should be more efficient..
    .. but the bigger picture, as others have said, is "happy wife, happy life.."....

    Play the long game, she indulges your guitars, you should indulge her hot water thingy...,