Want to upgrade your water heater and also be more energy efficient? Then consider replacing your conventional water heater with a tankless one. Tankless water heaters, also known as on-demand or instantaneous water heaters, provide hot water only when you need it.
What are the advantages? Tankless water heaters aren’t wasting energy trying to keep a tankful of water hot, which can save you money. In addition, a conventional tank water heater can run out of hot water when the tank is drained by use, forcing you to wait for the heater to catch up as it heats another tankful of water. A tankless water heater does not have that problem because the hot water is made as you need it. Another nice feature of a tankless water heaters system is that it takes up less room than a conventional water tank system.
How does a tankless water heater work? A tankless water heater doesn’t need a storage tank. When you turn on the hot water tap, cold water travels through a pipe into the unit. Either a gas burner or an electric element heats the water. This provides you with a constant, steady flow of hot water.
How much hot water volume will it produce? Typically, a tankless water heater provides hot water at a rate of 2–5 gallons (7.6–15.2 liters) per minute. Gas-fired tankless water heaters produce higher flow rates than electric ones. If you have numerous, simultaneous demands on the unit (like two showers and a dishwasher), it might be beyond the unit’s production rate.
Some homeowners, may choose to install more than one tankless water heater, connected in parallel, to handle such high demands. In addition, some homeowners may install a separate unit to handle a high-demand appliance like a hot tub, as a booster for a solar water heating system, or for a remote bathroom.
We install tankless water heater systems. See Lifted High when you are ready to upgrade your water heating system. Our expert will consult with you to determine the right size unit for your home. We install tankless water heaters in Yucaipa, Redlands, Loma Linda, Colton, San Bernardino, and surrounding cities.
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