Discover which water heater is best in a vacation home that's empty – and cold – all winter. Plus, get tips for adding efficiency and savings to your water heater – and bills.
Discover which water heater makes the most sense for point-of-use in a one-bedroom home. Plus, learn about the most efficient type of electric water heater – it's pricier to install, but cheaper to run.
Replacing your water heater can provide long-term value in the form of money and energy savings. By simply switching to a new energy-efficient water heater or a new energy source, like propane, you could save hundreds of dollars each year.
Traditional water heaters have a built-in inefficiency: they heat water whether you need it or not. If you’re looking for ways to make your existing tank water heater more efficient, you do have some options. Your best strategy will depend on whether your water heater is fueled by gas, electricity or oil.
If your water heater is in the eight- to 12-year-old range, you’re due for an upgrade. When shopping for a replacement, you’ll find a number of water heater choices rated and approved by Energy Star. Here’s a quick review of the greenest water heater options and how they rate.
Water that's hotter than expected isn't just annoying – it can be dangerous. Learn how to check – and control – your water heater's temperature, and never feel a scalding or freezing cold blast again with a product that keeps water temperature in check.
Learn what to look for in a propane water heater, and a handy tip for cutting utility costs.
Learn how to pinpoint whether delayed hot water is caused by a faulty hot water heater or a faulty shower valve.
Imagine turning on a shower and getting hot water almost immediately. Rinnai’s Ultra Series Tankless Water Heater RUR Models do just that. Thermal bypass technology that includes an integrated recirculation pump, an internal bypass line inside the unit and a thermal bypass valve provided inside the box to send unlimited hot water wherever and whenever it’s needed, all in one comprehensive solution. By keeping a steady supply of heated water in the supply line during active circulation periods, the RUR makes hot water rapidly available in showers, sinks and appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers.
Tankless water heaters save money and energy, but not every house is a fit. Find out which fuel source works best with tankless technology. And learn about heat pump water heaters, which are also more efficient than a standard electric water heater.