Water Heater Infographic
Apr25

Water Heater Infographic

Here’s a great water heater info graphic showing different facts and stats regarding your homes water heating source. Keep in mind that this is from the US Department of Energy and thus, a little skewed.  There are a few things I see that could be discussed a little further here in Ontario with regards to the type of system. Storage Tank The storage tank water heater graphic shows a con consisting of standby heat loss. Yes, that’s a...

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Tankless Part
Nov30

Tankless Part

Are you in need of a tankless part or maybe even tankless parts? Well we have them!  Give us a call and we should be able to help you out.  We do keep a number of broken and discarded tankless systems in the shop we can scavenge hard to find and pieces not sold in shops around Toronto and areas. Tankless Parts & Systems Bosh Tankless Parts Navien Tankless Parts Rinnai Tankless Parts Paloma Tankless Parts Tankless vent Kits...

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Is Toronto’s Hard Water Making You Sick?

Is Toronto’s Hard Water Making You Sick? A new research study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences drew a connection with showerheads that sprayed hard water and a prevalence of bacteria linked to pulmonary, or lung-related, disease. Toronto in particular has a water hardness rating of 7.5 which isn’t too bad considering some nearby municipalities are much higher.  Woodbridge is 16.2, Aurora...

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Energy Audit Program Coming To An End… Again
Jan10

Energy Audit Program Coming To An End… Again

The ecoEnergy program that gives homeowners access to thousands in grant money to upgrade and improve the efficiency of their homes is coming to an end. This program is quite convoluted due to both the Provincial and Federal Governments flip flopping on both funding and support for the ecoEnergy retrofit. I guess when something is as successful as the ecoEnergy program it makes sense that our Government would work to dismantle it....

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Navien Tankless Recall In Ontario – Poisoning Risk – Models and Model Number

Navien tankless has issued a recall on thousands of tankless systems that have pose a risk of leaking carbon monoxide and poisoning homeowners. Navien is located in South Korea and has been manufacturing it’s tankless water heater for several years now. There are a suspected 13,000 units with the defect and recalled. An unstable connection can cause the vent collar to separate or disconnect allowing exhaust and carbon monoxide...

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Debunking Some Common Tanklesss Beliefs

I have read a few articles lately regarding a number of beliefs, ideas, and thoughts on the benefits and opinions of tankless water heaters. I would like to take a few minutes here to verify and nullify some of them. A tankless water heater will not save you money. This depends so much on the situation it’s impossible to make any claim that a tankless will not save you money. Here are a few variables that factor in. The price of...

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