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Tankless Water Heater Q & A with Stiebel Eltron 1

Tankless Water Heater Q & A with Stiebel Eltron 1

1. How long have tankless water heaters existed and when did they begin to rise in popularity? Stiebel Eltron pioneered the development of tankless water heaters in Germany during the 1950s and is now the largest supplier of tankless electric water heaters in the world. Stiebel Eltron has a long track record of reliable performance [...]

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Tankless Water Heater Q & A with Stiebel Eltron 2

Tankless Water Heater Q & A with Stiebel Eltron 2

7. What are the top 3 trends you see in water heater innovation? Explain the significance of each reply. (Solar, efficiencies, smaller footprint, dual-coil, hybrid) A) The solar market is booming. Though a solar system is not inexpensive to purchase and install, many people are deciding to go ahead with it as a hedge against [...]

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What is a Tankless Water Heater?

What is a Tankless Water Heater?

If you’re like many Americans you may not be too familiar with the tankless water heater concept. For those of you that have not, this technology may seem like a new one, but, in actuality, tankless water heaters are not new at all; in fact Europeans have been utilizing this technology for some 70 plus [...]

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Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters

Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters

It’s no secret that traditional tank type water heaters are far from efficient. They heat and store hot water constantly, whether we need it or not. Even when you’re at work, sleeping or on vacation your tank type water heater is working away, burning energy. Tankless water heaters, on the other hand, turn on when [...]

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How do Tankless Water Heaters Work?

How do Tankless Water Heaters Work?

Conventional tank type water heaters heat cold water via a simple heating element and then store the heated water in a large insulated tank. In addition to heating the water for storage, a traditional tank must constantly reheat water to keep it at a steady temperature, usually between 120 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This means [...]

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Tankless Water Heater Pros and Cons

Tankless Water Heater Pros and Cons

Over the last few years tankless hot water heaters have become very popular. They come with a number of efficiency advantages when compared to their conventional tank type counterparts. But, things like the higher initial cost of tankless water heaters, and more complex installation can be viewed as negatives. So, are tankless water heaters all [...]

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