For homeowners looking to simultaneously save some of their hard-earned money and improve upon their living space, finding alternative and energy-efficient solutions to heating and cooling is often a good first step to take. In this article, we’ll be going over the differences between tankless and traditional water heaters.
A tankless water heater is exactly what it sounds like: a water heater, minus the tank. Traditional water heaters require a large tank full of standing, heated water at all times to function properly. Tankless water heaters, on the other hand, draw in and heat the water in their systems on-demand. In other words, tankless water heaters eliminate the need to reserve space for storage tanks.
Traditional water heaters use 30-50 gallon storage tanks full of heated water to heat living spaces. Traditional water heaters typically use either natural gas or electricity as a fuel, with natural gas being the more efficient – and more expensive – option of the two.
There are several differences between tankless and traditional water heaters:
In general, most homeowners will probably find that, despite their higher up-front cost, a tankless water heater will be a better option than a traditional water heater due to their increased efficiency, aesthetics and general functionality.
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