Properly Sizing A Water Heater

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Water Heater Replacement Sterling VA

Shopping around for a new water heater? For lots of people, it is not the most enjoyable type of shopping to do, and for most people it might not be the simplest. Many water heater repair businesses will definitely do a great job of making appropriate ideas for ones alternatives. If one is inclined to do some more in depth study oneself, below are some links that will be useful.

Energy Expense Calculators
The U.S. Department of Energy has an energy cost calculator for electric and gas type water heaters on its website that is useful. It may seem a little daunting, however one ought to have the ability to fill in the majority of the fields and get an approximation of just how much it will cost to run ones water heater.Water Heater Repair Sterling VA

Water Heater Sizing
Many of the producers of water heaters have sizing calculators on their websites to determine what the appropriate size heater will be considering the amount of water to be heated at peak times of the day. Here are links to A.O. Smith and Bradford White.

Numerous gas companies have good tools on their websites to determine costs as well. Check with your local gas or electric company to see exactly what they have available. Also, here is a cool device from the River Network in Portland, OR that will examine the energy and greenhouse gas emissions for any place in the United States.

Don’t think twice to call us with any questions you might particularly have with determining the best size water heater for your Sterling house.

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