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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    Tankless Manufactures – Who Owns Who

    Determining who owns who in the water heater business is actually very convoluted.  So as a little exercise we decided to see if we could decipher who the biggest players were in the industry. As you would expect in the heating and air conditioning sector there has been a lot of buying and selling.  In fact Daikin recent purchased Goodman for a few billion dollars pushing them right near the top of the heap.  United Technologies is...

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    Can You Replace A Boiler With A Tankless?

    This is an interesting question and I will give you the quick and dirty answer right away, yes, a tankless can do the job of a boiler in some situations… Notice that little caveat there?  Yep there are situations where a tankless won’t work as a replacement boiler.  I’m going to explain a little more in the following few paragraphs as to why and where a tankless can work and where it won’t.  If you want to find out about your...

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    How Loud Is A Tankless Water Heater

    Tankless Sounds We have had a number of inquiries about how loud a tankless water heater is, how it compares to conventional water heaters and what appliance would it be on par with. First, tankless water heaters have basically a blower motor and a burner, nothing else would really make any noise. A power vented conventional tank water heater would have exactly the same components. We asked a few of our customers how they felt the...

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    Get Some Government Grant Money

    Tankless Government Grants Currently the Ontario and Canadian government are giving rebates to households in Ontario that upgrade their conventional water heaters to either a state or a tankless water heater (I realize that state tanks have not really been explained so I will make a point to do a synopsis on them this week). The provincial (Ontario) will give 250$ for any tankless water heater that is installed, the federal government...

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