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Old 01-29-2012, 09:32 AM   #22 (permalink)
skyking
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Woody - '96 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT
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~78% of the energy from the fuel is lost as heat. It takes 8.34 BTU to heat one gallon 1 degree. Start @ 40 f, end at 130 f, ~750 BTU per gallon for domestic hot water.
750 x 50 = 37,500 BTU
Hmm, could you heat your house water on the way home from work, if you had good enough heat exchangers?

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