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Old 12-30-2013, 08:47 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by thoer View Post
Glad you mentioned that as everything I have read lately recommends 120F for water heaters to prevent serious burns, especially for families with children. It also saves quite a bit of energy over 140F.

Many Water Heaters Set Too High, Upping Burn Risk : Shots - Health News : NPR
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Residential water heater temperature: 49 or 60 degrees Celsius?

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Old 12-31-2013, 09:51 AM   #42
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Interesting counterpoint - thanks.

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