How Much Hot Water Do I Need?
Oct24

How Much Hot Water Do I Need?

How much hot water do taps, showers, appliances, and various other items use in our homes? When considering a tankless water heater this is interesting information to know and understand. There are a few points here we need to get out of the way. Pipe diameter – it doesn’t matter what type of water heater you have a ½ inch copper pipe can only provide around 11-19 liters per minute (3-5 GPM) of water. Once you reach the peak...

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Rinnai Combi Boiler

In my opinion Rinnai has one of the most confusing product naming systems in all of the heating industry.   Below I will go though the various Rinnai combi boiler products and explain their general function and use. I have thoroughly explored each combi system in depth and you find a link to individual pages and a much more detailed review with specifications should you be interested in a specific system. The Rinnai E series of...

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The Importance of Insulating Hot Water Pipes
Sep28

The Importance of Insulating Hot Water Pipes

No matter if you have a tankless water heater or a conventional storage tank water heater insulating hot water pipes throughout your home can really save water and energy.   A common argument against the use of tankless water heater is that it will take longer for hot water to reach the point of use. Technically the assertion is correct but the difference is likely only a second or two maximum. The distance of pipes running from...

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Navien Combi-Boiler Rebate For Canadians
Sep21

Navien Combi-Boiler Rebate For Canadians

Canadians Combi-Boiler Rebate Starting from September 1st to December 31st 2016 Navien is offering a $200 rebate on all their whole home combi boilers. What is a Combi Boiler? It’s a tankless and furnace all built into one tiny wall mountable unit. Realistically it is a brilliantly little system that works incredibly well. After installing a few in customers’ homes I actually installed one in my house as well in the fall of...

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Wireless Tankless Access
May12

Wireless Tankless Access

Wirelessly change the temperature of your homes tankless water heater from your smartphone. This is a great feature now appearing on most tankless and combi-boilers offered by major manufactures. Sure you might think that’s something you’ll never use, but I promise you, you will, once you have it. once you get used to pinpoint accuracy on your homes hot water output you will be shocked how much you rely on it. For example,...

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