storage-type water heater

storage-type water heater

storage-type water heater
A water heater composed of a horizontal or vertical storage tank, a source of heat (such as an electric heating coil or heat exchanger), and various accessories for the control, safe operation, and maintenance of the heater.
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The tests were first conducted to rate its performance as a storage-type water heater according to DOE procedure (1998).
The storage-type water heater can also be envisioned as a battery that can store energy and be charged in an effective way.
Storage-type water heaters have a tank of water that is maintained at a setpoint temperature, and heat input to the tank is dictated through a temperature-activated control.
While storage-type water heaters are still the dominant method of heating water in residences, tankless water heaters are gaining greater market share because of their potential for high efficiency.