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What is a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, June 2, 2008

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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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How do Tankless Water Heaters Work?

Monday, June 2, 2008

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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

Monday, June 2, 2008

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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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