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Eric Kjelshus commented on Rick Causo's blog post What is DWHR?
"Tell us about the code listing with waste heat?   My city says it not to code?"
Jul 5, 2016
Steve Waclo commented on Rick Causo's blog post What is DWHR?
"Hi Rick, My point was that while there is cold water flow into the DHW during a shower, hot water leaving the dishwasher would only be able to transfer heat to water standing within the heat exchanger. And as the delta T between the discharge water…"
Jul 4, 2016
Rick Causo commented on Rick Causo's blog post What is DWHR?
"Steve Waclo, actually, 1 DWHR recovers all hot water (even from the dishwasher) as it replaces part of your main drain in the basement (where applicable). Most dishwashers now are higher efficiency models and use less water, but any waste energy…"
Jul 4, 2016
Steve Waclo commented on Rick Causo's blog post What is DWHR?
"Great concept! Too bad dishwasher discharge/refill is not another possibility :-(. And for what it's worth, I let the Jacuzzi water return to room temp before I pull the plug."
Jul 3, 2016
Rick Causo's blog post was featured

What is DWHR?

What is Drain Water Heat Recovery? Answer this...when you take a hot shower, what happens once that HOT water goes down the drain and how do I reuse the energy? That is Drain Water Heat Recovery! A "DWHR" can capture waste heat energy and be used to heat NEW incoming water, saving money & energy, as well as the life of your hot water tank. It also works well with Geothermal, Solar and Tankless (on demand) Water Heaters.In residential and commercial applications, all the hot water going down…See More
Jun 14, 2016
Rick Causo replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Dan, have you given thought to capturing the waste heat energy from the hot water going down the drain? Take a look at our DWHR, especially if you're in northern climate, as this unit re-heats cold, incoming water to help the efficiency and…"
May 11, 2016
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What is DWHR?

What is Drain Water Heat Recovery? Answer this...when you take a hot shower, what happens once that HOT water goes down the drain and how do I reuse the energy? That is Drain Water Heat Recovery! A "DWHR" can capture waste heat energy and be used to heat NEW incoming water, saving money & energy, as well as the life of your hot water tank. It also works well with Geothermal, Solar and Tankless (on demand) Water Heaters.In residential and commercial applications, all the hot water going down…See More
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May 11, 2016
Rick Causo's video was featured

Swing Green GFX Drain Water Heat Recovery - GreenFoX

PowerHouseTV aired Sept 5 & 6, 2015. Segment 2 of the show highlights Swing Green, Inc. and the 4th generation of Drain Water Heat Recovery system, the Green...
May 11, 2016
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Swing Green GFX Drain Water Heat Recovery - GreenFoX

PowerHouseTV aired Sept 5 & 6, 2015. Segment 2 of the show highlights Swing Green, Inc. and the 4th generation of Drain Water Heat Recovery system, the Green...
May 5, 2016
Rick Causo commented on Shawna Henderson's blog post Drainwater Heat Recovery Units & Water Efficiency
"There have been tests on insulated vs. non-insulated, and for the cost of suitable covers, any additional efficiency is minimal. There is a live test of a residential application at http://96.88.64.6/. In that application, the DWHR unit is in a…"
Apr 2, 2015
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"Hi Rick, Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
Mar 31, 2015
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What is DWHR?

Posted on May 11, 2016 at 2:13pm 4 Comments

What is Drain Water Heat Recovery?

Answer this...when you take a hot shower, what happens once that HOT water goes down the drain and how do I reuse the energy? That is Drain Water Heat Recovery!

A "DWHR" can capture waste heat energy and be used to heat NEW incoming water, saving money & energy, as well as the life of your hot water tank. It also works well with Geothermal, Solar and Tankless (on demand) Water Heaters.

In residential and commercial applications, all the…

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At 12:17pm on March 31, 2015, Gregory Homan said…

Hi Rick,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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