Reducing Waste in Residential Hot Water Distribution Systems: Field Study Recruitment
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) is conducting a study to explore the efficiency of hot water distribution systems in California residences.
Have you had the experience of waiting for shower water to get hot? You wait until the shower reaches a comfortable temperature as the water goes down the drain. Both water and energy could be saved! Information about hot water and natural gas use in homes will enable the development of effective conservation strategies for both energy and water.
To be eligible to take part in this study, you must be at least 18 years of age, live in a Bay Area or Sacramento Area home that you own with a single residential water heater, speak English in your home, and have internet access over which the monitoring system can transmit data. If you are interested in participating, go to https://sites.google.com/a/lbl.gov/hotwater/home and submit the web form by 6/30/2013. Participants who complete the study will be provided a total of $100.
Enter your comments in the box below:
(Please note that all blog entries and comments are subject to review prior to posting.)
While we will do our best to monitor all comments and blog posts for accuracy and relevancy, Home Energy is not responsible for content posted by our readers or third parties. Home Energy reserves the right to edit or remove comments or blog posts that do not meet our community guidelines.