Not only are water heaters the second largest energy user in the home, up to 30% of its energy goes to keeping the water hot while it's not being used - a waste of money, energy and natural resources.
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What are they?
Tankless water heaters, also known as demand or instantaneous water heaters, have been popular and readily available to consumers all over the world for many years. While the technology is not new in the United States, there is a growing interest and increase in the number of homeowner installations.
In general, tankless water heaters differ from the more common storage tank water heater in that it does not heat water and keep it stored in a tank waiting to be used. Rather, it heats the water as you use it. Manufacturers of tankless water heaters typically cite four advantages of tankless water heaters:
What you need to know
Like with most things, choosing the type of water heater for your home is a personal decision. If you are planning to install a tankless water heating system, there are a few things you need to consider:
Prevent power quality issues. Contact an electrician prior to installing a tankless water heater to find out if your home is designed to handle the additional energy demand. Should your service need to be upgraded, call Connexus at 763.323.2650 with questions.
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