The Advantages of Decentralized Water HeatingBack to Article Index...
Decentralized Water Heating?
In every household there are several draw off points. Decentralized water heating means putting the water heater exactly where the water is required - at the sink, at the wash basin, next to the shower or close to the bath.
Six good reasons for using a decentralized water heating system:
- Heating Exactly where it's Needed
Water heaters are installed just where the hot water is required. Under the sink, at the wash-basin, next to the shower or near the bath.
- Very Little Heat Loss
Because the appliance is right next o the draw-off point, the pipes carrying the hot water are short. Energy wasting distribution pipe work is avoided, bringing heat losses down to a minimum.
- Save water
Short pipe runs also mean that cold water does not first have to be drawn off at the outlet and so valuable water is not wasted
- Easy Installation
STIEBEL ELTRON electric "point of use" water heaters are quick and easy to fit, even in a retrofit situation. This saves time and effort.
Electric "Point of Use" water heaters make full use of energy. They are a particularly economical way to supply hot water.
- Exact Calculation
The precise individual calculation is very useful, especially in apartment buildings, as every single family will only pay they amount for the warm water which was actually consumed. This is in fact an incentive to save energy and besides also prevents any quarrels and irritations when receiving the equally split bill.