Compare an Electric Water Heater with a Tankless
Aug28

Compare an Electric Water Heater with a Tankless

Costs of an Electric Water Heater Compared to a Tankless First off let’s reiterate that this comparison has been done here in Ontario where electricity is not that expensive… That’s a joke; it is crazy how much we get taken advantage of… I don’t know which tank you have and I can only make an estimate that an electric water heater will roughly use about 5000 kWh per year.  Festival Hydro in London Ontario suggests that a...

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Sizing Your Tankless

“I have two bathrooms, 3 bedrooms and a 1800 square foot home, what size tankless do I need?” We get asked this question so often it’s time we take an in-depth look at what you need to know to effectively size your tankless water heater.  Firstly, we have relatively cold winters in Toronto and areas, thus we automatically need a larger tankless system.  We don’t recommend any tankless that produces less than 150,000 BTU’s and most...

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Steps To Purchase A Tankless
Jul02

Steps To Purchase A Tankless

So you are thinking of moving up to a tankless water heater for your home? There are a few things you should both know and do before going forward and committing to a tankless system for your home.  Ensure you have either natural gas or propane at your home. A tankless requires unique venting so you should check to make sure a new vent can be run from your mechanical room.  Also a tankless will require a ¾ inch gas line, if you are...

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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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A Few Benefits of a Tankless Heater

 A tankless heater hangs on the wall so it should free up some space in your basement.  We are all paying crazy amounts per square foot in our homes so it really only makes sense that we free up as much of it as possible.  It is crazy to rent a water heater, Ontario is a strange market, and most other Provinces don’t have such a large trend in water heater rentals.  You can easily pay for conventional a water heater 3 times over by...

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