Homeowners appreciate the convenience and efficiency of a tankless water heater in Poway, CA. Since tankless systems have fewer parts than traditional water heaters, tankless water heater repair will solve most issues with these systems. They last longer than traditional storage tank water heaters and rarely need to be completely replaced.
A tankless system could use up to 34% less energy than a traditional water heater, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. This depends on how many gallons of water per day your household uses. Even if your home uses more than 41 gallons a day, the Department of Energy estimates that a tankless system is still at least 8% more efficient than a water heater with a storage tank. By using less energy, you’ll also save money.
Poway Tankless Water Heater Options
You can choose between propane, natural gas, and electric tankless systems. The higher the system’s Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) rating, the more energy-efficient the system is. For example, the Noritz Always Hot NRCR Tankless Water Heater has a 0.97 UEF rating, one of the highest UEF ratings available on the market. This gas-powered system has the additional advantage of learning your household’s hot water usage pattern so it’s ready when you need it and doesn’t waste energy heating water you won’t use.
Other advantages of tankless systems include:
- Hot water on demand
- Takes up less space
- Lower carbon dioxide emissions
- Pays for itself by saving energy costs
Tankless water heater installation costs more than the installation of a storage tank system, but over time, you’ll make your money back in saved energy costs. Depending on which tankless model you purchase, you may be eligible for a federal tax credit for this efficiency upgrade.
Services for Tankless Water Heaters
A tankless system could have a lifespan of 20 years or more. This is about twice the life span of a traditional storage tank-type system. Keep the replacement cost of a storage tank system in mind when you compare the cost of each kind. Our knowledgeable team at Marklein Plumbing can help you figure out the right size and model of tankless system for your home.
If your home has hard water, minerals may build up in your system, and you’ll have to call for maintenance every six months or so. Homeowners with soft water will need to have the system inspected and serviced once a year. Marklein Plumbing will be here to service your tankless system throughout its lifetime.
Call Marklein Plumbing for tankless water heater repair and other services in Poway today.
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