Energy factor


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Energy factor

Overall efficiency of a water heater or other appliance. The amount of hot water produced per unit of gas or electricity purchased. The higher the energy factor number, the more efficient the water heater.
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According to UNAS (2015) development of PEF study, the primary energy factors considered are 2.
The purpose of this paper is to address the following questions: (1) What corrections have the most impact on the energy factor when test conditions deviate furthest from their nominal values?
The energy factor has thus contributed to the transformation of Azerbaijan's foreign policy from a geopolitical to a geo-economic focus.
the optimization criteria (in particular those parameters that can convert the optimization goals, such as costs of energy-wares and energy converters, emission factors, primary energy factors, etc.
This fall, the Energy Star program will increase its minimum Energy Factor (EF) for gas storage water heaters from 0.
The engines' highly intelligent design, Business Week-Europe reports, could achieve an energy factor of 94 percent--contrasted to 30 percent to 40 percent energy efficiency of a nuclear power plant, or 40 percent to 60 percent in modern gas-fired plants.
ENERGY FACTOR Oil prices have moved past a fair value price and could possibly overshoot again.
8 million electric water heater shipments were heat pump water heaters with an Energy Factor of 2.
With an outstanding version of A Dustland Fairytale that blended into Sam's Town, the high energy factor showed no sign of relenting as Flowers proved he has more bounce than a Masai Mara warrior.
DOE is including residential high-efficiency gas storage water heaters in the program at a minimum Energy Factor of 0.
The modified energy factor is a new equation that replaced "energy factor" as a way to compare the relative efficiency of different units of clothes washers.
Clothes washers: Minimum Modified Energy Factor of 2.
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