Tankless Maintenance Tasks

Tankless maintenance is important, just like it is for your car.  A tankless would probably run for a good 10 years without you doing a thing to it, but it will lose a lot of efficiency over time.  To maintain tankless efficiency you need a service tech to do some basic maintenance tasks.  One of the most important is flushing the system.  Toronto has hard water and this causes build-up of deposits on the inside of the tankess.  With...

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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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Grants For Tankless Are Ending In Ontario

The grant money available to home owners that switch from a regular conventional tank to the newer tankless system will disappear on MARCH 31st 2011. This a great program that the Government has in place to help home owners offset the cost associated with upgrading old heating, cooling, insulation and various other systems within a home.  Upgrading old conventional tank type water heaters was one of the major targeted areas that saw...

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End of Government Grants for Tankless
Apr04

End of Government Grants for Tankless

Grants End In a surprise announcement on Thursday April 1 2010, the Federal government suspended the Ecoenergy retrofit program. This program aided homeowners in upgrading their existing HVAC equipment to more energy efficient models, thus reducing greenhouse gases that homes emitted substantially. The program was axed due to its popularity, more than 3 times more Canadians participated than the Government had anticipated. Typical...

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The Tankless Hot Water Myth

The Tankless Myth We have heard this SO many times that I have to try and explain why its completely just a misunderstanding. Here is a version of the myth “because the water is heated instantly at the unit you will always have to wait for hot water at your tap” or “you have to run the water for a minute or so to get the hot water so its not really instantly hot”. For some reason many people seem to think that...

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