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Old 01-29-2012, 10:27 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by skyking View Post
~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?

I wonder if you could use that in combination with your 5th Wheel?
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