Knowledge is power and knowing more about your gas water heater and how it works means that you can take better control over your home appliances as well as your bills. By understanding the parts that make up your water heater, you can start to troubleshoot problems, attempt minor repairs, or just feel more knowledgeable when it’s time for a service call.
Components Of A Gas Water Heater
The following are the components of a gas water heater, where to find them, their functions and important tips. Continue reading →
The new 2015 water heater regulations have had a major impact on new water heaters purchased in the United States. Congress passed guidelines, and they went into effect in April 2015.
The regulations require greater energy efficiency for all electric, gas and propane units. Depending on the type and size of a heater, they have resulted in efficiency improvements of three to 30 percent. This cuts operating costs and protects the environment.
There’s nothing like a nice warm shower on a cold winter morning. And, there’s nothing quite like the shock of experiencing a water heater failure on a cold winter morning! If you have an aging water heater that has seen better days, there has never been a better time to upgrade to one of the new, energy efficient models that can save you some serious money on your home energy bill each month.
Both solar water heaters and tankless water heaters are becoming increasingly popular because they are so much more efficient than the older models that typically accounted for 14 to 18 percent of your home’s energy bill. At Cool Blew, we install both solar and tankless water heaters, as well as the traditional electric and gas tanks, and can help you choose the right model for your specific needs. The following provides a brief overview of these two options for heating water for cooking, cleaning, and bathing. Continue reading →