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Water Heating Projects

Figure 1: The system model for the combined Water heater, dehumidifier and cooler (WHDC).
A Combined Water Heater, Dehumidifier, and Cooler (WHDC)

Lead Performer: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Partners:
-- Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
-- Stony Brook University - Stony Brook, NY

Adsorption Heat Pump Water Heater

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN

CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater Prototype<br />
Credit: Oak Ridge National Lab
CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
Partner: General Electric Appliances - Louisville, KY

Commercial Absorption Heat Pump Water Heater

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
Partner: A.O. Smith, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI

Sheetak will work on developing a full scale prototype of its low cost heat pump water heater. These solid state heat pumping elements can be implemented in low cost manner which have the potential to dramatically change the way in which he heat water.<BR />Image: Sheetak
Heat Pump Water Heater using Solid-State Energy Converters

Lead Performer: Sheetak - Austin, TX

Photo credit: Oak Ridge National Lab
Residential Absorption Heat Pump Water Heater

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
Partners:
-- General Electric - Louisville, KY
-- SRA International - Knoxville, TN
-- University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
-- Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
-- Ionic Research Technologies, LLC - South Bend, IN
-- Yankee Scientific - Medfield, MA