How do you heat your water?

By May 21, 2019 June 21st, 2019 HVAC

Its no secret that we all love a hot shower. An unexpected cold shower can definitely put a damper on your day. So, just how much thought have you put into the way you heat your water?

There is a direct relationship between the amount of power in and the output temperature of your hot water. Therefore it is important to determine how much power you have available in your home. This information can be located on your main breaker panel, or can be calculated by an electrician. More power means a more constant flow of hot water. High Performance Heating and Air has a team of specially trained technicians that are able to hep you determine how much power is needed in order to meet your hot water demand. During a free estimate appointment, your technician will review the best options for your home and your comfort needs.

How is your heater powered?

There are three ways to heat your water:

  1. Propane
  2. Natural Gas
  3. Electricity

How long does a domestic hot water heater typically last?

After about 8 years or so, the inside of your hot water tank starts to corrode and break down. If you were to crack open the tank, you’d end up seeing a reddish corrosion spill out. To ensure proper operation and to keep your warranties valid, every manufacturer recommends scheduling annual professional maintenance by a certified HVAC technician. If your Hot Water Heater does break down at any point during the year, you can depend on our expert technicians at High Performance Heating & Air Conditioning to diagnose the problem and get your Hot Water Heater running again in no time! We’re just a phone call away!

What about tankless?

Tankless Water Heaters offer a safe and highly efficient way of keeping hot water flowing and monthly energy bills low! Since there is no tank to fill, you can kiss waiting for the shower to heat up goodbye! Choosing a tankless water heater is the best thing you can do to make sure your preserving energy, providing endless hot water for your family and saving money on electric bills. Water heaters with a tank need to be replaced every 7 years because of corrosion build up. Where as a tankless water heaters life expectancy is 15-20 years, that’s more than double the lifespan of a standard water heater!

 

 

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