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Energy consumption of domestic water heating

Energy consumption of domestic water heating comprises the energy used for heating water. The majority of residential buildings in Finland have central heating system by water circulation in which case water is heated with the same main energy source. Major dry heating systems are direct electrical heating, stove heating and air circulation central heating. In these systems, water is usually heated using a separate electrical storage boiler (hot water tank).

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus