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How Much Money Do Tankless Water Heaters Save?

When considering a tankless water heater model for your home, estimate its energy efficiency and annual operating cost. After you do this, compare its costs with other more and/or less energy-efficient models. This will help you determine the energy savings and payback period of investing in a more energy-efficient model, which will probably have a higher […]

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What Is A Tankless Water Heater?

Tankless water heaters, also known as demand-type or instantaneous water heaters, provide hot water only as it is needed. They don’t produce the standby energy losses associated with storage water heaters, which can save you money.These are becoming more and more popular in our homes. Traditional or the typical storage tank water heaters create energy […]

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Traditional Water Heaters Vs. Tankless Water Heaters

While a number of homeowners have switched to tankless water heaters to save on energy bills and storage space over, there are certain benefits to tank vs tankless water heaters based models. In choosing a new water heater, you might be thinking to choose between traditional and tankless and of course, its your choice to […]

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How many gallons of water does the average person use per day?

Many of us are lucky to have easy access to some of the safest treated water in the world—just by turning on the tap. We wake up in the morning, take a shower, brush our teeth, grab a cup of coffee and head out for the day. Water is an important part of our daily […]

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How To Reduce Hot Water Use For Energy Savings

Hot water has become essential to our daily lives — from washing hands to cleaning dishes to showering — and quickly adds up to higher energy bills. It comes as no surprise that water heaters account for nearly 17 percent (on average) of a home’s energy use, consuming more energy than all other household appliances […]

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What Temperature Should You Set Your Hot Water Heater?

Now the daily temperatures have dipped down into the “gotta put on some socks and a sweater” range, it also means I’ve been adjusting morning showers or post-workout baths into the steamy-hot triple digits. But there can be a fine line to ride between “ahh” hot and “owww” scalding, sometimes only divided by the most […]

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How To Save On Your Water Heating Bill

Sometimes it surprises me to see that the most popular questions and searches I get on this site are the ones about solar water heaters and demand for tankless water heaters.Considering that water heating can account for around 12% – 20% of a family’s utility bill—the biggest chunk after space heating and cooling—it really shouldn’t be […]

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Should I Get A Tankless Water Heater?

If you’ve ever thought paying to heat your home’s water supply around the clock — even when out at work or home asleep — sounded wasteful, you’re right. Yet countless households do just that, bearing the impact on their energy bill day after day, month after month. But there is another option for warming up […]

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How Do Tankless Water Heaters Work?

If the idea of constantly heating your water in a big tank sitting in your basement sounds mighty inefficient and wasteful to you, then a tankless water heater may be the right option for you. Tankless water heaters heat water directly without the use of a storage tank. When a hot water tap is turned on, […]

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