Sean L.

asked • 10/12/14

Which one is the correct answer for it?

A typical residential hot water system that uses approximately 10 kWh(e)/d is replaced with an electricity-boosted solar hot water system that uses an average of 170 watts (W) of electrical power. Use this information to evaluate the following statement:

"Installing a solar hot water system can reduce household water heating costs by up to 60%."

Answer:

a) The statement is inaccurate: installing a solar water heater reduces electricity costs by much more than 60%


b) The statement is accurate: installing a solar hot water heater reduces electricity costs by around 60%


c) The statement is inaccurate: installing a solar hot water heater reduces electricty costs by much less than 60%

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Russ P. answered • 10/13/14

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