One Call Plumbing Blog: Archive for October, 2020

Tank or Tankless: What’s Best For Commercial Water Heaters?

For years, commercial property owners only had one choice when it came to a reliable hot water source. However, with advances in modern technology, commercial water heater capabilities have expanded to include options for tankless and traditional tank water heaters. 

Tankless Water Heaters

While tankless water heaters are a popular choice for homeowners, they don’t always have the same glowing reviews for commercial use. And just as traditional tank water heaters have their drawbacks for residential use, they can end up costing commercial property owners more than what is necessary for hot water. 

If you’re considering upgrading or replacing your water heater, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of both options. 

Tankless commercial water heaters

Tankless water heaters provide hot water on-demand. These water heaters are smaller in footprint than traditional tank water heaters and can provide a virtually endless supply of hot water. That said, electric tankless water heaters are typically not the ideal choice for serving an entire building with hot water. These electric units typically better function for smaller applications such as handwashing. 

In some instances, installing …