Are tankless water heaters better than traditional water heaters?
We have many people inquire about tankless water heaters and why it might be a better choice. In this article I will go over a few basic pros and cons of having your plumber install a tankless water heater. The first and most obvious benefit of having a tankless water heater is the energy efficiency, bottom line is that you will use way less gas or electricity than a regular water heater.
The traditional water heaters have a big storage tank that will be heated every time the temperature goes down regardless if its being used or not, the gas control valve that ignites the burner has a pilot lite that is constantly burning using up natural gas.
Tankless water heaters also tend to last longer and won’t need to be replaced as quickly. Ask about possible tax benefits when considering installing a tankless water heater or any other energy efficient appliances.