Courses about energy-efficient propane water heating
Learn why propane water heaters are significantly more energy efficient than electric water heaters.
Propane-fueled water heaters are on the cutting edge of hot water delivery and energy efficiency. This efficiency translates into real savings for homeowners and building owners. Propane water heaters like the ones discussed in these courses can cost up to 60 percent less to operate than a standard electric tank model.
Residents depend on a reliable and sufficient supply of hot water for multiple uses in the home, and they are increasingly aware of the energy implications of different hot water systems. This course provides an energy, environmental, and economic analysis of 11 residential water heating systems in 10 geographic locations throughout the United States, with emphasis on the performance of propane-based systems relative to alternatives.
Want to know where your homeowner’s energy costs are going? Just turn to the hot water faucet. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that approximately 20 percent of a home’s energy costs are spent heating water. That’s why helping your homeowner select an efficient water heater is critical. In this course, learn more about condensing tankless water heaters and how they can help homeowners reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
As energy and utility costs increase, homeowners look for ways to save money on their utilities while maintaining the same performance and service expectations. If your client would like to make energy-efficient upgrades, solar water heating may be a wise move. In this course, learn about the viability and reliability of solar water heating in residential homes with the help of a propane-fueled backup tankless water heater.
Today, a broad range of water heating systems fueled by propane can efficiently meet the hot water demands of large commercial buildings. Several innovative technologies also make propane an efficient, reliable, versatile, and environmentally friendly choice. This course will explore how propane is effectively used for water heating in a variety of commercial applications, including multifamily and lodging, commercial kitchens, pool heating, car washes, and laundry facilities.