If you are in the market to purchase a new water heater, you might be looking for different solutions than the standard tank style water heater.
Doing your research for the water heater you might want to buy, you possibly could have come across something about a tankless water heater and how it can save you money. But after looking at the price, you aren’t sure how that is possible.
Here are some details about tankless water heaters if you are thinking about making the investment, not familiar with the product, and want to know what your options are.
Tankless water heaters operate much differently than the traditional-style product. Water is immediately heated when you operate a tap, minimalizing the usage of your utilities. And when the taps aren’t in use, the unit automatically shuts down.
Depending on the style or options you choose from, you can purchase electric, propane or gas tankless water heater. A whole house tankless water heater running on gas or propane has a higher flow rate
It is true, the new tankless water heaters are more expensive, but they are more efficient and will save you on energy costs. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the tankless water heater can be 24 – 34 percent more efficient than a conventional tank water heater.
To Help Make Your Decision Check Out This Infographic From Energy.Gov For More Information
Remember to check out your budget, whether it be for residential or your business, to see if the tankless water heater is the right choice for you.
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