16 December 2010

China SignPost™ (洞察中国) #11: In Hot Water: High-efficiency heat pump water heaters will reduce residential energy use in China

Gabriel B. Collins and Andrew S. Erickson, “In Hot Water: High-Efficiency Heat Pump Water Heaters Will Reduce Residential Energy Use in China,” China SignPost™ (洞察中国) 11 (16 December 2010).

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The comfort of a hot shower is hard to beat and Chinese homeowners are moving quickly to install water heaters as they move into new housing or refurbish existing dwellings. China’s total water heater sales are booming, with 27 million units sold thus far in 2010 (20% more units year to date than in the comparable period in 2009), according to appliance dealer Wanhe. … … …