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Old 14-03-2016, 18:46   #16
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Re: Deck wash and cockpit shower

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Seems to me that this system would be contaminating the fresh water (slightly) every time it is switched ?
Yes. Pretty minor though. Likely limited to near the shower hose.
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Old 14-03-2016, 21:14   #17
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Yeah, it's all about the whole system. I had hot water heater/engine exchanger, hi output alternator and engine drive water maker. So I most often had hot or warm water. I found the heater water would stay warm for 12-24 hours. But if you are solar etc, then, you're gonna have a cold rinse!
Not if you replace fridge/freezer/hot water tank insulation with Aerogel and batteries with LIFEPO4.

Game changer...we heat water with solar panels which charge battery which runs inverter.

See LiFePo4 thread.
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Cool... how do you heat water with solar?
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