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How does the Tankless Water Heater Work?
Tankless water heaters are very small units, most of the time mounted on the outside of a house, which are preset to a specific temperature. When you turn on the hot side of any faucet, a device in this unit is activated by the flow of water, triggering it to be heated when needed. Therefore, your water is only heated when you are using it. You never have to pay for “reservoir” water like traditional water heaters which have to store the water all the time. Storing water becomes costly because the heater has to consistently heat and then reheat the water in the tank to keep the temperature that is set, even when you’re not using it.
What types of Tankless Water Heaters are out there today?
There are currently 3 different types out there. Gas, Electric, and Flow rate types. Do your homework on which type would benefit your home and your wallets.
Tankless Water Heater Efficiency…
Since tankless water heaters don’t have to consistently reheat the water, your electric bills will actually be reduced almost instantly. Typical water heaters cycle on and off, even when you’re gone from the house, and keeping this water warm uses up a lot of energy and money. However, tankless water heaters only use demand of electricity when in use. Other than that the tank less water heater uses as much electricity as a dvr box from the cable company (miniscule).
What percent of savings will I get back?
Tankless water heaters could save up to 20 to 50 percent on your energy bills.
What more does the tank less unit offer?
  1. The Units, depending on the size that is needed, is a minute fraction of the size of a typical water heater storage tank. This means that there is more storage room in the home.
  2. These units typically come with a lifetime warranty, whereas tanks will eventually give out over time. No replacement peace of mind.
  3. Since there is no storing large quantities of water, tankless water heaters have a high percentage of non leak at the units.
  4. Minimal contaminant build up in a tankless water heater, than from standing water that is stored in a traditional water heater.

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