Demand Response for Electric Hot Water Heaters

Mike Smalley of Carina explains their WISE technology, which helps manage electric hot water heaters more efficiently. It uses demand response to shift energy use to off-peak times to reduce the water heater's energy load, while maintaining a supply of hot water in the home.

By shifting the energy use to off-peak time, this technology reduces the load on the electric power plant and helps to avoid the need for building additional peak power plants, or keep old, dirty plants running.

This video was submitted by Energy Huntsville.

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