Default setting for water heaters

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1583
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to amend existing building/plumbing codes, to require the default setting of newly installed residential hot water heating devices be set at a maximum of 49 degrees Celsius (120 Fahrenheit).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to amend existing building/plumbing codes, to require the default setting of newly installed residential hot water heating devices be set at a maximum of 49 degrees Celsius (120 Fahrenheit).
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