choosing a new water heater
A number of factors need considering when selecting a new water heater for
your home. You should choose a water heating system that will not only provide
enough hot water but also that will do so energy efficiently, saving you
money. This includes considering the different types of water heaters available
and determining the right size and fuel source for your home.
| Conventional water storage heaters
Types of water heaters
It's a good idea to know the different types of water heaters available
before you purchase one:
When selecting the best type and model of water heater for your home, you
also need to consider the following:
Fuel type, availability and cost
The fuel type or energy source you use for water heating will not
only affect the water heater's annual operation costs but also its
size and energy efficiency.
To provide your household with enough hot water and to maximize efficiency,
you need a properly sized water heater.
To maximize your energy and cost savings, you want to know how energy
efficient a water heater is before you purchase it.
Before you purchase a water heater, it's also a good idea to estimate
its annual operating costs and compare those costs with other less
or more energy-efficient models.