27 Benefits and Savings of a Tankless Water Heater
Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters vs. Traditional
The average home has a 40-50 gallon tank of water that is heated by gas or electric technology to use within the home. The water in these tanks is generally heated to 120-140 degrees whereas the hot water rises to the top and is supplied throughout the home. Cold water is distributed to the bottom for use.
Benefits of Traditional Water Heater
• Large and generally has its own primary area for designation.
• Lifespan is typically 8 to 10 years.
• Can be fueled by gas or electric.
• Choice of energy efficient models that use 10-20% less energy below minimum standards.
• Low initial costs and less maintenance.
• Good for homes that use a lot of water.
Benefits of Tankless Water Heater
The tankless water heat is most known for being smaller and heating water only as needed. These water heater heaters are compact and can be mounted on the wall.
• Standard tankless models use 45-60% less energy than minimum standards.
• Increased efficiency rating.
• Can be fueled by gas or electric.
• Lifespan 20+ more.
• Saves 25-30% annual costs each year.
• Sustainable and environmentally responsible.
• Best for homes that use less water
• 2-5 gallons produced per minute with gas delivering slightly higher rates.
Traditional Energy Costs of Water Heaters
A gas water heater can typically cost the home owner $10 to $30 a month with a yearly cost of $120 to $396. An electric water heater can cost $19 to $54 a month with a yearly average of $216 to $648. Installing a tankless water heater can save 25-30% in costs each year with continued savings adding up over time.
The average usage of appliances and faucets can typically consumer 15-23 gallons on average towards the washing machine, 9-12 gallons for the dishwasher, and 2.2 gallons per minute for the sink. A high efficiency shower head will consume 2.5 gallons per minute. Keep in mind that the tankless water heater can produce an average 205 gallons each minute as needed.
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