Noritz Tankless Water Heaters are quickly becoming the popular choice for homeowners who are looking for a compact and energy saving alternative to the traditional tank-type water heater. These water heaters have a myriad of advantages and technology incorporated into them that make the decision to switch a no-brainer. If you are looking into replacing your tank-type model and would like to know more about how tankless models work and what advantages they have over their energy draining cousins, then this article is for you! Let’s first take a look at how Tankless Water Heaters work.
Simplicity is the key component to Tankless Water Heater operation:
1) When you turn on the hot water tap in your kitchen or bath faucet.
2) The cold water enters the Tankless unit and the flow sensor detects the flow of water.
3) The internal computer ignites the burner.
4) As water circulates through the heat exchanger the burner heats the water to the desired temperature.
5) Enjoy an endless stream of hot water anywher in your home. Once the water is turned off the unit also shuts off to save energy = money.
Besides the simple operation of a Tankless unit, there are many other advantages to installing a Noritz Tankless system. The first being size, on average you can save 9 square feet of floor space by installing these systems on either the exterior, garage or basement wall. Tankless Heaters also last longer than the tank-type models, Noritz Heaters come with a 12 year warranty as compared to an average of 6 years on a tank-type model. They also have an overall two to three times greater life expectancy. Tankless Heaters are 30% more efficient as compared to a traditional 50 gallon water heater, and since there is no water to constantly heat like the tank-type models, you can save up to half the cost of your current energy bill. As tank-type models age and the water corrodes the inside of the tank, your water can become rusty, discolored and unsanitary. Tankless models do not have these problems because water is never stored in the unit.
If simplicity and the advantages mentioned above are not enticing enough for you to switch to a Tankless Heater, then how about a rebate of up to $300? Tankless Water Heater rebates are offered because they are a lot more energy and environmentally friendly alternatives. There are a bunch of energy tax credits, promotions and rebates to choose from to sweeten the deal. You can Find Local Rebates in your area, receive Federal Tax Credits and save even more with the Energy Star Rebate Program by clicking this link. http://www.noritz.com/homeowners/services/promos_rebates/
One of the hurdles that consumers face when deciding to go Tankless is the cost to replace their current tank-type heater. The price range for Tankless units can vary between five hundred and a couple thousand dollars for some of the bigger units. This is expensive as compared to the cost of a traditional water heater. Installation is another factor but this not as big of an issue as you would think. An experienced plumber that has installed Tankless units can remove your old water heater and have the new one up and running in a matter of hours. The overall cost of installation may be a little more than just replacing your old unit but the new unit will start paying for itself immediately.
To sum this up, the advantages of replacing your old tank-type water heater with a new Noritz Tankless far out way the disadvantages. Tankless Heaters have come a long way since they were introduced into the market. The designs and technology incorporated into Noritz units far exceed traditional units and are proven to be very dependable. Not to mention, you will be saving energy and water every month. With our energy consumption and water so quickly becoming a precious resource, you will be doing your part to conserve and protect the planet, and that is something you can feel proud of.