Drain water heat recovery has now been included in the: Energy Star Homes program for new homes, ecoEnergy Retrofit Program and the Sask EnerGuide for Homes retrofit program. Your customers will likely begin to inquire about drain water heat recovery (DWHR).
DWHR works as a pre-heater for all types of hot water heaters including: tankless; tank; solar; and geothermal hot water heaters to improve capacity and reduce energy consumption.
The watercycle is a perfect fit with tankless hot water heaters that have difficulty with cold water temperatures in Canada
Can provide an 11°C-16°C rise in temperature cold water temperature from shower water is 100% recyclable and increases profitability.
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Water enters the home between 5-12ºC and is heated to 50ºC in the hot water tank. Showerhead temperature is approximately 41ºC and this water is flushed down the drain at 37ºC.
This energy can be brought back into your home to substantially reduce hot water heating costs. The watercycle™ is a drain waste heat exchanger which will heat water coming into your home by 12ºC using the energy from water being flushed down the drain.
Watercycles™ Energy Recovery Inc. is a prize winning company selected to provide the drain waste heat exchanger for the drain in the Factor 9 home that was built in Regina, SK.
- The Watercycle saves money on hot water heating
- The Watercycle extends the life of your hot water heater
- The Watercycle ensures pre-heated water is entering the tankless hot water heater
- The Watercycle increases the efficiency of geo-thermal system and extends the days a solar system can provide hot water 100% without back-up
- Watercycles reduces carbon emissions
- The Watercycle is 100% recyclable
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DWHR double-walled heat exchangers meet the Uniform Plumbing Code, Section 603.3.4; 1995 CABO (Council of American Building Officials) One and Two Family Dwelling Code, Section 3402.3.1; 1998 ICC (International Code Council) One and Two Family Dwelling Code, Section 3402.4.2.1; and the 2000 and 2003 ICC International Residential Code, Section P2902.4.2 - Heat Exchangers.