Benefits of gas water heaters
Gas water heaters are good for the environment, and they help the home owner save money. This type of water heater is 80 percent more efficient, and the recovery rate is 82 percent. The saving are possible due to the lack of water. There is no tank, so there is no water that needs to be warmed or reheated. Different brands will produce different results, so research before you buy. All brands; however, will reduce your carbon footprint. The unit does not waste energy. The device only gives hot water when it is needed.
Water provided by a gas water heater is cleaner than water from regular water heaters. Over the years, mineral deposits build up in a regular heater, and the unit will get rusty. The water in the rusty unit is a big issue because the water is used for bathing and cooking. Older homes with worn out pipes could also contain lead.
Tankless water heaters are better because the water heats as it flows through the pipes. Short hot showers followed by a burst of cold water is not possible. This happens when a regular water heater does not have time to heat the water. Tankless water heaters always provide fresh, clean, hot water to home.
Tank less gas heaters can be installed in various areas of the home. Regular hot water heaters must go in a closet. The gas unit is compact, light, and blends with the home design. The unit can also be installed on the wall, and there are no walking risks because the device is slim.
Gas water heaters last longer than regular water heaters. A typical water heater gives the home owner at least 12 years of use. A gas heater gets 20 years of use. The unit lasts longer because there is no tank and no scale build up. The units need less maintenance than standard units. Buying a tank less unit helps the environment. Landfills are filled will old water heater units. Home owners that use tank less units help the environment because their units do not go to landfills until 20 years later.
Thinking about replacing your old water heater with a new gas model? Call your Vernon gas water heater specialists now at (860) 896-3342 and schedule an appointment today!