Navien Emergency Repair Parts
    Dec07

    Navien Emergency Repair Parts

    A number of Navien tankless water heaters and Navien combi-boilers have Navien emergency repair parts included right inside the system! If you have a water leak, electrical, or even a igniter issue, take a look for the included parts. This bonus kit can get your system back up and running quickly. The NCB we have in our house had the Navien Emergency Repair parts taped inside and on the right side of the main unit. I have seen them...

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    Hard Water and a Tankless

    I use Google alerts with Tankless as a keyword within Canada; this usually brings up at least one or two articles a day people have written regarding the systems.  Most are oriented at either promoting the systems or bashing them with common misconceptions.  If your here looking for the pros and cons then check out our article on “The Tankless Debate”.  The most recent article I read was written by an HVAC company based outside of...

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    Can a Tankless Freeze

    There are some interesting issues that develop with tankless water heaters and cold weather.  In general you can get build up on exhaust vents due to freezing condensation.  A tankless also has built in freeze protection for any outdoor models.  Lastly, there is a little trick to ensure your tankless pipes don’t freeze during a cold spell. For home owners in Toronto, Hamilton, Mississauga and all towns around southern Ontario with a...

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    Controversy Fires Debate Over Water Heaters – Review

    Controversy Fires Debate Over Water Heaters This was the title of a recent article by Ian Harvey of the Toronto Star. The article (read it here) was well written and for the most part completely accurate, which is a bit of a shock considering most journalists seem to chastise tankless water heaters at any possible opportunity. In his article Mr. Harvey mentions that he has a tankless or on-demand water heating system in his own home. ...

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    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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    Tankless Life Expectancy and Warranties
    Feb21

    Tankless Life Expectancy and Warranties

    Is a tankless life expectancy higher than a conventional tank water heater? IT MOST CERTAINLY IS…. Tankless water heaters heat water as you need it rather than a traditional storage system that heats an entire storage tank of water continuously. A tankless not only saves energy, but also space, as they can simply be hung on the wall. Tankless systems have a significantly longer life span than tank-style systems, and thus their...

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