Increasing solar gains by using hot water to heat dishwashers and washing machines

@inproceedings{Persson2007IncreasingSG,
  title={Increasing solar gains by using hot water to heat dishwashers and washing machines},
  author={Tomas Persson and Mats R{\"o}nnelid},
  year={2007}
}
Seventy to ninety percent of the electric energy used by dishwashers and washing machines heats the water, the crockery, the laundry and the machine and could just as well be replaced by heating energy from solar collectors, district heating or a boiler. A dishwasher and a washing machine equipped with a heat exchanger and heated by a hot water circulation circuit instead of electricity (heat-fed machines) have been simulated together with solar heating systems for single-family houses in two… CONTINUE READING