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Steam heat is popular up north

Stelcom66Stelcom66 Member Posts: 19
edited October 14 in THE MAIN WALL
I get emails with various questions to test knowledge - some are interesting such as this one. I guessed (correctly) that in Iceland steam heat is very popular. Still somewhat surprised, as I thought steam heat was no longer used for the most part.



An explanation why:


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  • AMservicesAMservices Member Posts: 513
    Location,location, location.
    Iceland gets a free energy advantage over other countries.
    Im jealous.

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2008/apr/22/renewableenergy.alternativeenergy
  • Stelcom66Stelcom66 Member Posts: 19
    Yes, must be nice! Interesting and ironic that the article mentions (what I infer) there may not be a need for home hot water heaters - go figure, in Iceland.
  • mattmia2mattmia2 Member Posts: 1,861
    I assume it is district steam produced by the springs.
  • jumperjumper Member Posts: 1,505
    Condensate goes down drain?
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