The Joy of Hot Water

The joy of endless hot water.  

Let's talk a bit about the technological advances in tankless hot water heaters today.  It seems that there is still a good portion of folks that are not convinced that tankless are still not up to snuff up here in the mountains.  So here are some reasons to consider a tankless hot water heater:

1. Tankless water heaters deliver an endless amount of hot water at a constant temperature for as long as the faucet is on.  No more wondering  if you are about to get shocked by jolt of cold water.  Now you can run as many appliances as you desire, running laundry, dish washer, filling a bath tub and taking a shower at the same time finally can happen now.  

2.Energy bills will be lowered.  A traditional hot water heater stores and maintains a specific temperature twenty four hours a day until the water is used and recovery rate is 40 to 75 % while a tankless water heater is instantaneous recovery and eliminates the need of storing the hot water which could result in an energy reduction of up to 40 % energy ( this statement is based on data from heater replacement)    

3. With proper yearly maintenance tankless hot water heaters last double the life of a regular hot water heater which results in peace of mind and savings. 

4. It is well known that home buyers are looking for deals and savings. Installing a long lasting tankless water heater that provides endless hot water at reduced energy costs will guarantee you a system that is truly worth the investment and  your home more appealing to your potential buyers. 

5. Now more than ever everyone cares about our planet. with a tankless water heater  you will be enjoying energy efficiency and lowered CO2 emissions. 

Tankless water heater vs tank water heater. Tankless water heaters uses 30 to 50 percent less energy than units with tanks, saving a typical family about $100 or more per year, depending on water usage. ... The primary disadvantage of on demand or instant hot water heaters is the upfront cost. Saves you money over time. According to, “For homes that use 41 gallons or less of hot water daily, demand (or tankless) water heaters can be 24% to 34% more energy efficient than conventional storage tank water heaters.” ... You'll have hot water whenever you need it.

A new tankless water heater costs between $1,500 and $2,000 installed, while a whole house tank costs between $600 and $800. A tankless hot water heater costs around $430 without installation and a traditional heater costs around $440.

Top brands include Rheem and Rinnai