The most common option when it comes to water heating system are storage water heaters, but there are other energy-saving alternatives on the market. In fact, you may want to consider installing a tankless or instant hot water system, since it will result in significant savings in your monthly electric bill.
There are several benefits of having a tankless water heater, and these will include the following:
Therefore, when your household consumes hot water every day, this system can increase your energy efficiency and will let you enjoy a minimum of 8% up to 24% energy savings depending on your usage.
But this is not the case with the tankless hot water system since it doesn’t require a wait time between hot water activities. So, you have an endless supply of hot water whenever you need it. Your entire household can take showers any time of the day and never run out of hot water.
Although you need to be aware that this system has a lower flow rate, which means it needs an average flow rates of between 2.5 to 5 gallons per minute. Fortunately, you can easily counter this disadvantage by not running the dishwasher while showering, because this will limit the flow rate that your tankless hot water system needs to operate at its maximum efficiency. Prior to installing your instant hot water system, investigate the root cause of your low water pressure. If you have brown water too, you may need an inbound piping upgrade.