Chapter 18. Emerging Issues Challenging the Water Heater Market

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. James S. Roden

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470314791.ch18

Proceedings of the 57th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 6

Proceedings of the 57th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 6

How to Cite

Roden, J. S. (1995) Emerging Issues Challenging the Water Heater Market, in Proceedings of the 57th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 6 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470314791.ch18

Author Information

  1. Rheem Manufacturing Company, Montgomery, AL

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375396

Online ISBN: 9780470314791

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Keywords:

  • customer;
  • technology;
  • electric;
  • economic;
  • materials

Summary

The role of customer demand for quality is discussed. The role of government regulation and the threat of litigation is explained. All are identified as important driving forces in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of water heaters.