Domestic Hot Water Heater

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DOMESTIC HOT WATER HEATER

INTRODUCTION

The Domestic Hot Water Heater screen is used to enter measures for the hot water heater.  If you are replacing an existing heater with a new one, you will also be required to provide specifics about the existing system.  There are two sections on the screen:  Hot Water Tank is used if you are replacing the existing tank and Hot Water Measures is used to enter measures for a tank that is not being replaced.

 

  • Data entered on the Energy Consumption screens has a direct relationship to domestic hot water data entered here. Before you can add data, the utility provider used for domestic hot water must have an energy consumption record, and the amount of usage must be specified. Available options on some selection lists are based on energy consumption data.

The Domestic Hot Water Heater screen is accessed by opening the client’s record from the Job List screen, selecting HOT WATER and then selecting Domestic Hot Water Heater.

  1. To create a new record, click Add
  2. To view (read-only) an existing record, click View at the beginning of the row.
  3. To edit an existing record, click Edit at the beginning of the row. 
  4. To delete a record, click Delete at the beginning of the row.

 

See the tasks below for directions on entering Domestic Hot Water Heater information.

FEATURES AND TASKS

Replace a Hot Water Heater, Add a Hot Water Heater Measure, Upload and View Photos, Print Domestic Hot Water Information, Related Tasks and Information.

REPLACE A HOT WATER HEATER

Select HOT WATER, then select Domestic Hot Water Heater:

  1. In the Hot Water Tank section click Add.
  2. Enter a Name for this hot water tank. You can enter any name to help identify the tank.
  3. Select the Utility from the drop-down list. (Available options are based on data entered on the Energy Consumption screen).
  4. If this is the only hot water tank in the unit, enter 100% in the Usage Ratio If there are multiple hot water tanks, enter the Usage Ratio of just this tank.  For example, if there are two hot water tanks and this tank is used to heat 80% of the water, enter 80.
  5. Enter the Size of the tank in gallons.
  6. Enter the efficiency of the tank in the Pre EF
  7. Enter the Pipe Length.
  8. Enter the Temperature (˚F) setting of the tank.
  9. Enter a Comment about the tank (optional).

In the Measure section of the screen:

  1. Select the replacement measure from the drop-down list in the Name
  2. Enter the Cost of the replacement measure.
  3. Edit the Quantity if necessary.
  4. Edit the Post EF (efficiency) if necessary.
  5. Enter a Comment (optional).
  6. Click Save.

ADD A HOT WATER HEATER MEASURE

Select HOT WATER, then select Domestic Hot Water Heater:

  1. In the Hot Water Measures section click Add.
  2. Select the Measure from the drop-down list.
  3. Enter the Unit Cost of the measure.
  4. Enter the Quantity.
  5. If this is an energy savings measure, the Saving % will be automatically entered. You can edit the field as appropriate.
  6. Click Save.

 

  • Health and Safety measures are not included in the overall SIR calculation for a job, but the cost of other non energy savings measures will contribute to the SIR.

 

UPLOAD AND VIEW PHOTOS

Select HOT WATER, then select Domestic Hot Water Heater:

To upload a photo:

  1. Click the Upload Photo button at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Enter any Notes relating to the photo.
  3. Under Upload File, click Select File.
  4. Locate the file to upload and click Open.
  5. Click Save.

To View a photo:

  1. Click the View Photo button at the bottom of the screen.

 

PRINT DOMESTIC HOT WATER INFORMATION

Select HOT WATER, then select Domestic Hot Water Heater and click the Print button at the bottom of the screen.

RELATED TASKS AND INFORMATION

Energy Consumption

Data entered here has a direct relationship to data entered on the Energy Consumption screen.  The utility provider for domestic hot water must have an energy consumption record and the usage amount for hot water must be specified.

 

 

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