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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

If your old water heater is causing problems, you may be thinking about replacing it with a tankless water heater. That’s a very wise decision for many homeowners. However, as efficient and convenient as tankless systems are, they are not necessarily the right water heater solution for everyone.


Want to Lower Your Utility Bills? Turn Down Your Water Heater Temperature

As a mindful homeowner that likes to save energy, you use your HVAC’s thermostat wisely to minimize cooling and heating energy bills, right? When you consider that water heating comes in third behind cooling and heating for home energy usage, you would do your pocketbook a favor by looking for ways to reduce your water heating bill, too. Fortunately, reducing your hot water energy usage is as easy as turning back the water heater temperature.


Tankless Water Heaters Take Efficiency To A Whole New Level — Calculate How Many You’ll Need

Are you looking for ways to cut your energy usage and lower your utility bills? It sounds counter-intuitive but, because of how tankless water heaters work, you may want to replace your single water heater with two or more tankless units. 


Reduce Water Heater Operating Costs In 5 Simple Steps

Your home’s water heating system is a great place to reduce utility costs. Between 14 and 25 percent of the average home’s energy usage is for water heating, and more than half of that water heating cost is waste in the form of standby heat loss. Follow these five simple tips to curb your utility costs in a major way.


Water Heater Efficiency Affected By Insulation

Touch your water heater. Is it warm? Then you need insulation for the best possible water heater efficiency. It’s not expensive to add insulation to your water heater and doing so will save you money in water heating costs. Depending on your usage of hot water, insulation for your water heater might result in savings amounting to about 4 to 9 percent.


What You Should Know Before You Purchase A Tankless Water Heater

Replacing your existing water heating system with a tankless water heater is a fuel-efficient and cost effective choice. Tankless water heaters, also called demand or instantaneous water heaters, heat water as needed. No hot water gets stored in an internal tank, so there is no standby heat loss from hot water that hasn’t been used yet. This saves money by eliminating unavoidable energy loss.


Remember To Apply For A Tax Credit If You Installed A New Energy-Efficient Water Heater This Year

If you installed a new energy-efficient water heater in your home in 2011, you may be entitled to a credit on your income taxes under the U.S. government’s Consumer Energy Efficiency program. Water heating can consume as much as 25 percent of the energy used in your home, so a high-efficiency model will use much less energy while saving you money on your annual utility costs.


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