The plumbing industry is always evolving, and certain areas improve significantly with technology. One of these areas is the water heating realm, which has undergone significant advances with the advent of the tankless water heater.
At Expert Plumbing, we’re here to provide installation and repairs for tankless water heaters. How do these work, and how can they benefit you compared to a conventional water heater? Let’s take a look.
The operation of a tankless water heater is simple. When you switch on a hot water tap, the tankless heater draws some cold or room temperature water through a pipe into the unit. Once it’s there, a gas burner or an electric heating element begins to heat it rapidly.
Storing things this way eliminates the need for the tank to hold water that’s constantly hot – and this reduces the energy output. Most tankless heaters can deliver water at a rate of two to five gallons per minute, a great rate.
There are two primary types of tankless water heater:
There are a few big advantages to using a tankless heater compared to a conventional version:
Want to learn more about tankless water heaters or any of our other plumbing services? Speak to the pros at Expert Plumbing today.