Temperature Graph: water versus air temperature

Pop quiz on the graph shown where the dark solid line represents a constant of 48°

Part I:

  1. which line represents changes in air temperature over time?
  2. which line represents changes in water temperature over time?

answer: the air temperature is highly volatile.

Part II:

  1. why are you heating sprinkler rooms based upon air temperature? look how often the heating would come on when the water was still safe!

Put a Salamander in the system to save energy!