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    Hot Water in a Immersion Heater Background Knowledge: Water may be used to heat up water during the night using an immersion heater this is to take advantage of the cheap rate of electricity. But the problem is to keep the waterÂ’s heat till the time when it is used. E.g. for a bath or washing up. Immersion heaters are used in many homes and are very efficient. They insulate heat well, this is because most of them have an insulated jacket which is mainly made out of a fibre glass wool

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    into their hot water heater. Usually a water heater is just another appliance that is taking up space in the basement. Unless, however, it stops working. Then it becomes a problem that homeowners cannot stop thinking about. Hot water heaters always seem to malfunction or fail during the most inconvenient times — actually, there is no ideal time for a home to be without hot running water. We rely on hot water and hot water relies on a reliable hot water heater. Homeowners rely on their water heater for

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    Investigating the Factors Affecting How Quickly Hot Water Cools Aim: -to sees how quickly water-cools after boiling at different volumes of water with lids on. Background: - heat can be lost in many ways and also gain. In human we gain heat by chemical reactions happening mostly in contracting cells of active muscle and the cells of the liver. We also gain it from the sun, which is absorbed through the skin and by eating hot food and drinks. Heat is lost to the air by exposed surfaces

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    The materials used in solar hot water systems must be carefully chosen to ensure that the unit will be efficient but also affordable. The efficiency of the conversion of sunlight energy to heat energy of the water depends on the materials of construction and the efficiency of heat transfer of the materials. Solar hot water systems use the processes of conduction to transfer the heat absorbed from the sun to the water and convection to move water through their structure. This assignment discusses

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    Method 1. Put holes in the lids for the thermometers. 2. Get equipment set up as the 'Diagram' shows. 3. Boil water, and then put the water in the cups at exactly the same time. 4. Put lids on the cups and measure the temperature of the water and write it down. 5. Start timing and for every one-minute for fifteen minutes measure the temperature of the water and record it. 6. Repeat experiment for all coatings and repeat all coatings about three times and record the average

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    The Benefits of Hot Water Heaters

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    The water heater is very important because it supplies heat to the whole house. The benefits between hybrid water heaters and solar water heaters are they both have cash incentives which help homeowners save money and they both save resources. There are many benefits of using solar water heaters. Sunlight is free and environmentally friendly and this planet has so much to use(“Getting better acquainted”). The sun’s energy is renewable, suns energy is all over the world (“Getting better acquainted”)

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    INTRODUCTION Clean water is an important part in our life. We use water to bath, drink, wash and a lot more. Therefore, having a full and complete water system is important in a building. The common system that we need are cold water system and hot water system. Hot water has been an essential for our daily life. It is not only important in domestic uses, it is also important in commercial buildings. For example, offices, hotels and even hospitals. There are two types of hot water system that is commonly

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    For many years, the standard for residential household hot water systems has been an oil, gas, or electrical hot water tank that provides a reliable supply of water at a set temperature. The temperature gradient within the tank was thought to have little significance, as long as the output temperature was constant. It wasn’t until Sharp and Loehrke’s report [36] on the topic was published in 1979 followed by Hollands and Lightstone [37] ten years later that the potential rewards of thermal stratification

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    Water supply. Each flat has its own boiler for hot and cold water supply. The cost of heating your home/flat, during the cold and winter months, makes up about 55-65% of energy bills you pay. By making smart choices you can keep heating costs down – from choosing cost-efficient heating appliances. Boilers can work using natural gas, propane or electricity. Water boilers are expensive but advantage is that they last longer and give fewer problems than other types of heating systems. There are two

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    experiments to determine the effect of air pressure in a given environment at various temperatures. The experiments I chose to conduct are: 1) Heat an ordinary pop can on a hot plate and then putting the can upside down in cold water to see the effect of a fast change in temperature. 2) Partially full milk jug with hot water, put the cap on tightly, and let it sit for one hour to see the effect of a slow change in temperature. 3) Setting a small piece of paper on fire and then putting it inside

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