One Call Plumbing Blog: Archive for August, 2020
If you’ve watched a home renovation show, you may be intrigued about the benefits of a tankless water heater. Maybe you even have a friend who raves about their long showers and low energy bills. But would a tankless water heater work for your home? In this article, we’ll cover some of the most important aspects to consider to help you make the best choice.
What makes tankless water heaters different from traditional units?
When thinking about a water heater, we usually picture a giant tank that stores 30 or more gallons at a time. A tankless water heater works completely differently by only heating up water when needed – such as when you turn on the shower or dishwasher. As water passes through the small unit, it’s heated up immediately and then continues on through the pipes. That’s why tankless systems are sometimes called on-demand water heaters.
They are usually more expensive to install but save on energy bills
The biggest benefit of a tankless water heater is improved energy efficiency, which means you …