Using an Outdoor Wood Burning Furnace
to heat your domestic hot water, for Free!
According to EnergyStar, your water heating system accounts for
14% of your energy bill.
household spends $400-$600 per year on water heating.
reduce this expense, lower standby losses, such as heat that
escapes the water heater and seeps into the surrounding basement
area, as well as the amount of hot water you use in your home.
set too high, or at 140 degrees Fahrenheit, your water heater
can waste anywhere from $36 to $61 annually in standby heat
losses, and more than $400 thanks to overall consumption. Lower
that expense by bringing the heater's thermostat to 120 degrees
Fahrenheit or below.
However, if you chose to heat
your domestic hot water with a Shaver Outdoor Wood Burning
Furnace, you can totally eliminate that huge hot water bill 12
months of the year, saving up to $600/year, if you choose to run the furnace year round.
If you run it 6 months of the year, when you are providing heat
for your home, saving you $2-300 a year minimum!
We have a 50 foot copper water
coil totally immersed in the water jacket which works much better than a sidearm
exchanger or brazed plate heat exchanger because that type of
system works by convection. In other words, it is only the differential of pressure and
temperature that causes the water to circulate whereas with our system
we utilize a pump, The pump pumps the water at up to 5-10 gallons per
minute and so you get a super fast recovery. At that rate, you can empty
the hot water heater and refill it with hot water in 4 to 5 min.
A circulating pump ($99) is
mounted on the hot water heater and a thermostat turns it on
when the temperature drops in the H/W heater. The cool water is
pumped through the built-in heat exchanger (included) and back
to the water heater, fully heated.
You need a pump because
although there is pressure in the hot water tank,
pushing it out, there
is the same pressure against it coming back, so a pump is needed
to circulate the water through our built-in heat exchanger,
This is usually an inexpensive
pump, costing only $99 and using only 100 W of electricity. This is much
better than a hot water heater using 4000 to 5000 W of energy, or more,
to heat your water.
This also saves you about $300; the price you will pay for a SideArm
heat exchanger and a tempering valve, (needed to control the water
The cost for a complete kit, including a thermostat, pump flanges,
shark bite fittings, Pex pipe fittings, pipe thread fittings, etc. only
A pump is only $99.
Your hot water heater will stay
off all winter while you enjoy a virtually endless supply of
free hot water! This saves you $30 - 60 a month depending on
what kind of heat you have and how much hot water you use.
Your hot water heater functions
as normal in the summer and is always there as a backup.
Many of our customers tell us that they
find it impossible to use all of the hot water that our system will
Your hot water heater is kept
constantly full with hot water.
You can use an outdoor wood burning furnace to heat your domestic hot