2016 Rebates For Tankless Water Heaters
Apr07

2016 Rebates For Tankless Water Heaters

New Rebates For Tankless Water Heaters $2500 is available in rebates to home owners who upgrade their homes. This program involves rebates for tankless systems, furnaces, boilers, combi-boilers, windows, doors, and home insulation. There is a bit of a process and it’s not available to all home owners. In fact it’s limited to roughly 37,000 homes in the Southern Ontario vicinity. Your first step is determining if you are...

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Your Rights and the 20 day cooling Off Period in Ontario
Mar31

Your Rights and the 20 day cooling Off Period in Ontario

On April 1, 2015 it becomes law that Ontarians get a 20 day cooling off period if they sign a contract for a water heater at their door. In addition to that there are a number of new stipulations that need to be met by sales people practicing door to door marketing. We have outlined the important changes so you can be prepared if someone shows up at your door. The cooling off period starts the day the consumer signs the contract at...

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How to Run Your Water Heater without Electricity
Jan24

How to Run Your Water Heater without Electricity

Running Your Furnace or Water Heater without Electricity Toronto and the Greater Toronto area were hit hard with an ice storm late in 2013.  The weight of all the ice snapped branches and brought down trees which in turn took down the hydro to hundreds of thousands of homes.  Some home owners were without hydro for several days and experienced plummeting temperatures. Without electricity your furnace, water heater, and air conditioner...

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I Was Told a Tankless Can’t Be Installed
Oct11

I Was Told a Tankless Can’t Be Installed

Tankless Installation Issues I received three phone calls from people today who were told that a tankless can’t be installed in their home.  Either the desire for a tankless or the vibe they received from the tankless installer was enough to get a second opinion. In all three instances from what the customer told me it sounded like a tankless could easily be installed.  This has become a bit of an issue as some plumbing and HVAC...

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Compare an Electric Water Heater with a Tankless
Aug28

Compare an Electric Water Heater with a Tankless

Costs of an Electric Water Heater Compared to a Tankless First off let’s reiterate that this comparison has been done here in Ontario where electricity is not that expensive… That’s a joke; it is crazy how much we get taken advantage of… I don’t know which tank you have and I can only make an estimate that an electric water heater will roughly use about 5000 kWh per year.  Festival Hydro in London Ontario suggests that a...

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