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Hot Water Heaters - Tankless and Hybrid
Efficient New Water Heater Technology
Tankless and hybrid water heaters represent a significant technological advancement from conventional water heaters. They heat water on demand for use. They do not have to keep 50 to 100 gallons of water hot which is far more efficient since they do not produce standby energy losses that are associated with traditional storage water heaters. This saves you a lot of money in the long run on utility bills. They are also much smaller storage water heaters and can be ideally suited for smaller homes or homes without a large utility room. They are also less prone to overheating, breaking down and needing repair.
Tankless water heaters are powered by either an electric system or they are gas fired. Gas fired tankless water heaters provide a higher flow rate than electric ones. However, sometimes even the best gas-fired tankless water heater cannot keep up with simultaneous multiple uses such as taking a shower, running a dishwasher and doing laundry all at the same time. To compensate for high water use situations like that, separate tankless water heaters can be installed. For multiple family dwellings where one appliance is used frequently throughout the day a tankless water heater can be installed attached to that appliance only which will ensure warm and cozy showers even if the laundry machine is running throuout the day.
Hybrid water heaters combine the advanced technology of tankless water heaters with a small water tank reserve. While traditional storage water heaters maintain 50 to 100 gallons of water, a hybrid water heater only needs a storage tank of two to 20 gallons. By keeping a small reserve of heated water, a hybrid water heater can provide hot water efficiently for homes that frequently use multiple water applications at the same time. Hybrids can be the best solution for homes that will simulataneously ran multiple water appliances at certain times throughout the day.
Benefits of Hybrid and Tankless Water Heaters
Steady Supply- Hybrids/tankless water heaters never run out of hot water.
Reduce Water Bills- Tankless and hybrid water heaters reduce water costs up to 50%.
Go Green- Does not waste water.
Long Life Span- Hybrid and tankless water heaters typically last 20 years or more.
Saves Space- Tankless and hybrid water heaters save valuable floor space since they are smaller units.
More Durable- Tankless/hybrids process hard minerals better making them less likely to rupture or leak.
Rebates Available- Get $1500 back as part of the Flex Path Rebate program from PG&E.
Contact Advanced Home Energy for Water Heater Installation
Advanced Home Energy has installed hybrid and tankless water heaters in homes all over the Bay Area for homeowners interested in saving on water costs.