Tankless water heaters go by many names. They can be called instantaneous, inline, flash, continuous flow, on-demand, or instant-on water heaters. It doesn’t matter what name they go by; all of these things are the same.
So, what is a tankless water heater and why do you need one? Tankless water heaters use a heating element—usually either an electric heating element or a gas burner, to heat water. They replace older water heater options, which required a tank to store hot water.
Tankless water heaters have a lot of advantages over the earlier tanked models. They are much more energy-efficient. They last longer as well and have lower operating costs. You will likely pay a bit more for tankless water heater installation. However, these up-front costs will be mitigated by the long life (20 years or more) and lower costs.
There are two main types of tankless water heaters to choose from: condensing and non-condensing.
Non-condensing tankless water heaters use a heat exchanger to heat your water. They vent to the outdoors, and the exhaust pipes can be extremely expensive. However, overall non-condensing tankless water heaters are less expensive to install than the condensing type.
Condensing tankless water heaters are a newer variety. They heat the water using high-temperature exhaust instead of venting it. This type of tankless water heater tends to be highly heat-efficient. The venting, because it is less hot, can be PVC instead of stainless steel, which is much less expensive. The overall cost of installing a condensing system will likely be more than a non-condensing tankless water heater, though.
Are you looking for the best tankless water heater installation in the Yucaipa, CA, area? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Russell’s is the choice for you. We also service the following locations:
At Russell’s, we have a long history of excellence in heating, A/C, plumbing, and aeroseal. Our family-owned company has been in business since 1933. We offer all the services you need to keep your tankless water heater in peak condition. These services include installation, maintenance, replacement, service, and tune-up.
Contact Russell’s today to learn more about our tankless water heater installation process. We can also provide a free estimate. And, when you choose Russell’s you will always enjoy 24/7 emergency help with your tankless water heater.
Reduce your energy consumption, costs, and worry about talking to Russell’s about a new tankless water heater today.