Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

Discover the Benefits of Investing in a Tankless Water Heater

Did you know that your hot water heater is the second highest energy consumption appliance in your home? These tank water heaters use a lot of energy in keeping the water warm when you’re not using it, wasting you hundreds of dollars each year. Luckily, there is a better product available — the tankless hot water heaters.

Tankless water heaters are an energy-efficient water heater that only heats water when you need it, providing numerous benefits.

Tankless Water Heater Benefits:

Reduced Energy Costs

Changing to a tankless water heater can reduce your home’s energy and utility bills. A tankless water heater provides you and your house with hot water on demand. Therefore, your system isn’t wasting energy and heating water that’s not needed which can add up to large savings that more than offset the higher initial costs over the years.

Endless Supply of Hot Water

Is it a typical scenario in your home to run out of hot water? A tankless hot water heater allows everybody in your home to have an endless supply of hot water. You can also run more appliances at the same time — you could take a shower while the dishwasher and laundry are operating. Also, a tankless unit will let you take full advantage of your Jacuzzi tub or Roman bath.

Longer Lifespan

Most tankless water heater units have 10-15 year warranties and can last up to 20 years. In comparison, a storage water heater can last between 8 to 12 years. You may have to get two or three tank units for every tankless unit.

Space Saver

Tankless units are usually hung on a wall, and their compact size that’s similar to a small suitcase gives a lot of flexibility in where they can be placed. Traditional water heaters can vary from 60′ tall and 24′ wide, if not bigger. A tankless water heater is remarkably small in comparison — approximately 20′ wide by 28′ tall and just 10′ deep. Tight on space? Tankless is the appliance to go.

Cleaner Water

Traditional water heaters accumulate sediment, scale, and rust inside the tank, so the hot water that flows from your fixtures contains bits of all three. With an on-demand model or tankless heater, the water gets heated right in the piping, so it’s free from such particles. Cleaner and fresher water for you and your family.

Tankless Options:

Choices for tankless water heater upgrades include:

Sizing Options

  •  Point-of-use
    Smaller, more compact point-of-use systems fit under cabinets or in closets, providing water for up to two outlets (such as sink and bath) right at the source. In contrast with the whole-house system, the lag time is a non-issue, thus using water is further reduced.
  • Whole-house
    Larger and more expensive, this unit can provide hot water to your whole house. Usually fueled by natural gas or propane, they have a longer lag time, seldom up to few minutes depending on your plumbing system’s design. For simultaneous use or multiple usages of large households, additional point-of-use systems may still be necessary.

Fuel Options

  • Electric
    Electric models heat water using a filament. They lower the volume outflow but are more efficient than gas models, in which the pilot light is constantly on.
  • Gas
    While in gas models, the pilot light heats tubes and the water passing through within. To reduce gas and energy usage an IID or Intermittent Ignition Device can be purchased, reducing the demand for the constant pilot.

Achieve the top tankless function

To secure a convenient, efficient hot water supply, consult a professional from Einstein Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling regarding the selection and installation of tankless water heaters for your home in Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. We provide Bend plumber, Eugene plumber, Portland plumber, and Salem plumber for our Oregon customer; Bellevue plumber, Seattle plumber, Spokane plumber, Tacoma plumber, and Vancouver plumber for our Washington clients, and Las Vegas plumbing services. This will assure accurate sizing, and additional factors including the volume of water the system are required to heat, how the temperature of water accessing the system will affect heating and the needed temperature and volume at its usage point.

Ready to warm up your home using a tankless water heater? Einstien Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling have the expertise and experience you need for a prompt, plumbing, heating & cooling, water heaters, and sewer & main line services. Contact us today at 888-671-7767 or email [email protected] for a quick and efficient repair, installation, replacement, and maintenance services.

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  1. Thank you for the post on the benefits of investing in a tankless water heater. I definitely like that you have a longer lifespan and reduced energy costs. that means a longer time before you really need any costly repairs or replacements.

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