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Are Tankless Water Heaters Just a Passing Fad?

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Completed Installation of Tankless Water Heater ReplacementTankless water heaters have been called the modern way to have hot water, and saves energy while also cutting your utility bill. These water heaters have a relatively simple design that allows you to have hot water without storing huge amounts of water in a tank. A standard water heater will store and heat 40 gallons of hot water. In the simplest terms possible, feed water runs through tubing that gets heated by either electrical elements or gas burners. It comes in cold and goes out hot, so that as soon as you turn on a hot water faucet, you get instant hot water.

So far so good, right? Cold water in, hot water out, no bulky storage tank and very energy efficient. But before we go into the whys and wherefores of tankless water heaters, how about a bit of history first. (more…)

Get Hot Water On Demand with Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Completed Installation of Tankless Water Heater ReplacementBy installing one or more tankless water heaters in your home, you will be able to enjoy an unlimited amount of hot water while reducing your energy use. Tankless units require much less space when compared to standard water heater models, which makes them an excellent choice when floor space or indoor space in general are limited. Although the upfront costs of tankless water heaters tend to be higher than conventional models, your monthly savings will begin immediately and will return your initial investment over time. (more…)

Where Does a Tankless Water Heater Hold the Hot Water?

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Where a Tankless Water Heater Holds Hot Water

tankless water heaterTankless water heater is a water heater that does not store water but rather heats it instantly as it flows through. This means that the water is heated on demand when the user turns on a hot water faucet.

 

 

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How Common Are Tankless Water Heaters Today?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

 Are Tankless Water Heaters the Wave of The Future?

Tankless water heaters are becoming more and more common. Some homebuilders install them when they’re building new homes, especially the custom homes.

While it’s now an available feature on some homes, the reason that we should start using tankless water heaters more really comes down to education.
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Instant Hot Water – Who Doesn’t Want It?

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Is Instant Hot Water Only a Dream for You?

How Can You Be Sure You Always Get Instant Hot Water?

As we continue to explore better plumbing practices and methods, our last article about “Tankless Water Heaters” indicated something that may have been news to you. Many people misunderstand the difference or use of Tankless Water Heaters. This may be because they were provided misleading information. It’s also entirely possible that the person they got this information from was either misinformed or possibly even talking about the use of a different piece of equipment.
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Why Does it Take So Long to Get Running Hot Water?

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

How can Getting Hot Water Take This Long?

When you have a sink or lavatory faucet, and you turn the hot water on, the hot water from the water heater tank must actually travel up and then through the water line across the house and back down to displace all the cold water that’s just been sitting idle in that line before it reaches the faucet. The time this takes depends heavily on the total length of the water line itself to each faucet, wherever it’s located.

Is there Any Way to have Instant Hot Water at All the Faucets?

Good News… There is definitely a method!

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