Author: Darren Orf | Popular Mechanics | JUN 9, 2023
Producing hot water in homes and commercial buildings accounts for 520 million metric tons of carbon every year in the U.S. That’s the equivalent of 113 million cars—nearly half the amount of cars on U.S. roads today. Lowering that number is a high priority if we want to abide by The Paris Agreement and reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Thankfully, electric water heaters represent a big step in the right direction.
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