One of the most-used and least-thought-about appliances in your home lives tucked away in either your basement or an out-of-the-way closet. Your electric storage tank water heater. We do remember it, though, when we run out of hot water. Although problems are not common, they do come along from time to time. Let’s take a […]
Gas water heaters can have a series of common problems. Learn how to identify the problem, the source of the problem and how to fix it in this article.
When we hear the phrase “water heater,” most of us probably get a picture in our heads of the traditional storage water heater. Although many other types of water heaters are now available, the standard storage water heater remains the most commonly seen in homes across the United States. A storage water heater consists of […]
Water heaters. We use them every day without thinking about them. The next types of water heaters in our series provide cost-effective and exciting ways to heat your water and save money. What is a Tankless Coil Water Heater? It is a device that supplies hot water, whenever needed, without the use of a water […]
Solar water heaters have the potential of being an ecofriendly and cost-efficient way of heating one’s household water supply. The process is simple and does just what the name implies. This type of system harnesses sunlight, turning it into heat through a device called a Solar Thermal Collector. Direct solar water heater systems There are […]
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Looking for ways to cut energy costs? New, more energy-efficient water heaters are flooding the modern marketplace. High on the list are water pump water heaters. This article series starts an exploration of heat pump water heaters. What is a heat pump water heater? A heat pump water heater, or HPWH, uses surrounding air to […]
It’s something we don’t really think about — until it stops working. When your shower gets cold, that’s when things heat up! Amidst cries of outrage about cold water showers and cold water dish washing, we scramble to figure out what caused the water heater to stop working. But, before we talk about things that […]