When the time comes to replace your old water heater – or to choose a water heating system for your newly built home – you are going to have some decisions to make.
Builders tend to push one type of water heating system over others (usually the one that’s least expensive for them to install), and homebuyers tend to replace their water heater with something similar to what they already have. But there are other options; to make the best choice for your home, you need to start with some water heater basics.
Here’s a quick “101” about the five significant things you will need to take into account when choosing a new water heater for your Middle Tennessee or Southern Kentucky home.
Capacity in a conventional or indirect water heater is measured by the size of the storage tank and the unit’s recovery rate (how long it takes to reheat a tank full of water); capacity in a tankless system is measured by flow rate, or how much water can be instantly heated. Stay tuned for more on these concepts in a future blog!
Whatever water heater option you choose, it’s a good idea to reduce your water usage when you can and to make sure you service your equipment regularly to keep it running at peek efficiency.
Contact Advanced Propane today for a FREE estimate on a new, high efficiency water heating system for your home – or to schedule a service visit to keep your current system running at its best.