Tankless Water Heater vs. Conventional Tank Water Heater: Should You Switch to a Tankless Water Heater?

Shower head and tankless water heater

According to the department of US energy, switching to a tankless water heater, you can expect energy savings between 27% and 50%. Though tankless water heaters can cost more than conventional water heaters, parts are easier to replace for tankless and have a life expectancy 20 years longer than traditional water heaters.

Edwin Ruud invented the world’s first natural gas water heater in 1889. Today, in the year 2021 there are many convenient, incentivizing, and comfortable options available to homeowners and commercial properties. The evolvement of water heaters is based on today’s technological improvements and engineering advancements. The conventional tank is no longer the only option. Tankless water heaters have a tremendous advantage economically and financially, long-term to homeowners and business owners alike.

To better highlight, we showcase the pros and cons of tankless water heaters below:

Tankless Water Heater Pros:

1. Environmentally friendly
2. Low carbon emissions
3. Longer estimated life span vs conventional tank. (15-20 years & beyond vs 8-10 years & beyond)
4. Better warranty and increased value to your home
5. Computerized smart features
6. Digital controlled heat system
7. Compact, can be installed indoors or outdoor
8. On-demand pilot system, not continuous
9. Endless hot water supply (Based on Gallons Per Minute)
10. Energy-efficient and top $$ rebates available to switch

Tankless Water Heater Con’s:

1. Higher upfront cost for installation/purchase
2. Can require minor upgrades to a gas line, water line, venting
3. May need to run an Electrical outlet

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