Attic Heat for Water Heating

Category: 
Residential
Project Number: 
2.2
Start Year: 
2003
Markets Segments: 
Residential
Project Type: 
Hardware
Type of Technology: 
Heat Recovery
Organization: 
California Energy Commission - PIER program
Project Status: 
In Progress
Development

Design and evaluate a system for recovering heat from attics in HfH and manufactured houses, in order to use it for domestic water heating. Project work on manufactured home has been discontinued, but low-income housing groups are very interested in the system - about ten systems have been or will be built by several groups throughout the state.
PM: Philip Spartz