There is no better way to end the day than with a hot shower. Depending on your family’s individual needs, it can be tough to decide on the right water heating system. You’ll want a water heater that not only provides enough water for the whole family but one that does so efficiently.
When it comes to water heaters, there are three different types that you should know: Conventional Storage Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters, and Heat Pump Water Heaters. Depending on the layout of your home, there’s a perfect match for each situation. If you’re not sure where to begin, or which to choose, then here are some popular options to look into:
Conventional Storage Water Heaters – This is the most popular type of water heating system for the home — and can certainly be found in almost every home you can think of! This storage unit holds a hefty amount of water and keeps it hot for when you need it most. In order to replace the hot water that is used, cold water enters the bottom of the tank and it is replenished. This keeps your unit up and running at all times and
Tankless Water Heaters – Tankless water heaters create hot water as it is in-demand. Whether you’re running your dishwasher or a hot shower, a tankless water heater will do the job when it senses that it’s in need. Rather than storing the water in a tank, the water is heated as it is used, and won’t produce a surplus of hot water if it’s not needed — especially if your appliances are not in use.
Heat Pump Water Heaters – Heat pumps can be used to heat water. They use electricity to move heat from one place to another rather than generating the heat directly. This is another great option for those who are in search of another effective alternative to heat the water in their home with ease!
Ready to upgrade the water heater in your home? Our technicians are here to help! Read more about the different types of water heaters on the Department of Energy website or call (865) 518-7008 to contact the professionals at Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling.
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