Thanks for the link; here's my temps for adults, mostly from Shriners' data.You may want to check this out before you go attempting something like that:
At 160+, you're bordering on commercial dishwasher temperatures.
But, aren't those usually for supplying equipment that require high water inlet temperatures or for installations that have high heat loss in the run?
If you are converting to gas .. You may want to look into installing a tanklessI have national grid coming next week. They don't deal with electric hot water heaters but we're going to check out the feasibility of installing a gas one. (run new gas lines, vent, etc). It would be easier mentally if we owned the bldg. lol
Thanks for all the information. You gentlemen are great.