B9.5 Preventing burns

Survey Data

 Percentage of housesTotal houses surveyedChange since 2006
Hot water systems
No hot water system2%71430%
Electric powered hot water system46%7703-5%
Solar powered hot water system47%77037%
Gas powered hot water system5%7703-1%
Heat pump type hot water system1%77030.6%
Solid fuel hot water system0.2%7703-0.1%
Houses with hot water that would burn
Hot water temperature greater than 62ºC28%7713-9%
Hot water temperature greater than 70ºC6%7713-2%
Hot water temperature greater than 80ºC0.5%7713-0.5%
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