Tankless water heaters


Tankless water heaters are more comfortable and energy saving instrument compared to traditional water heaters. A tankless water heater provides hot water according to the demand and requirement of an individual. Unlike storage tanks a tankless water heater need not store water so the hotness in the water is maintained. It is an electric element which heats the water in a tankless water heater. So you don’t have to wait till the storage tank gets filled in and gets hot. Around 2 to 5 gallons of water is available in a minute with the help of tankless water heater. Often gas fired water heaters provide higher flow than electric water heaters. If the consumption of hot water is more, then a small tankless water heater cannot supply enough water for the whole building. This problem can be solved with the help of installing two or more tankless water heaters which can supply enough hot water. If the consumption is more than 41 gallons of water then tankless water heaters are really helpful and are able to save up to 24 to 34 percent of energy. Much energy is saved if this is installed at every outlet. The electric consumption will be different in tankless water heaters so one has to make sure that the amp requirement is met correctly.

The gas type has to be checked if it is a gas fired water heater. The gas type has to be checked whether it is natural gas or propane. The current gas line has to be checked and we should take care that it satisfies the need of tankless water heater. While purchasing the accessories of gas venting there are certain things which has to be kept in mind. The venting should be of stainless steel which is UL1738 certified. It is not good to take type B accessories. Certain gas venting is provided by the manufacturers while purchasing the tankless water heater. Specific installation needs should be considered while getting these accessories. These kits should be in such a way that it fulfills the need of where you want to place the water heater. The air combustion, adequate air clearance all these things have to be taken into consideration while purchasing these venting pieces. Compared to olden days its popularity is increasing day by day and people find these tankless water heaters to be much energy saving heaters.