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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    Tankless Systems in Toronto Winter

    Can a tankless work effectively and provide adequate hot water to meet a home owners demands during the cold winter months?   Unequivocally this is a yes.    You must has an appropriately sized tankless to meet your homes hot water needs and Toronto and area residents should look at the higher end more powerful tankless systems.  Most reputable c ompanies only install the powerful systems as they know who you will be calling when...

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    Navien Problems
    Mar18

    Navien Problems

    [Update Nov 2019]  Are you having Navien problems? I personally had a Navien combi-boiler installed in my family home in 2016 and couldn’t be happier with the decision.  We have had zero issues with the system and it continues to perform flawlessly.  At the bottom of this page are over 100 comments with people describing issues and Navien problems they are having with their tankless systems.  In my opinion (which is exactly...

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    Navien Venting

    Navian Venting Navian Tankless water heaters have a significant advantage in their venting requirements. For the Navian system to meet code it only need to be vented with conventional PVC piping. This results in a significant cost savings for the consumer or Navian tankless owner. The required pipe can be purchased at your local Home Depot or hardware store. In addition if you purchase the system from a certified installer or dealer...

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    Rinnai Concentric Venting

    Rinnai Venting Rinnai tankless water heaters use a single tube for their venting, how do they do this? It’s quite a simple process that prevents two holes from being drilled in your wall. As you can see in the picture of the elbow, the vent pipe has two distinct sections. This type of venting piping is called concentric venting. The tankless concentric vent pipe handles both the incoming supply air as well as ejecting the toxic...

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