Water Heaters – the silent, loyal appliance – Part 2

16th Dec 2017 Comments Off on Water Heaters – the silent, loyal appliance – Part 2

This post is the second in a two part series on water heaters. If you haven’t already read part 1, I recommend you do before continuing. Within the two types, tank-style and tankless, water heaters can be further characterized by their proximity to the user – either centralized or point of use (POU). Centralized water heaters In some densely populated areas or buildings, hot water is piped into individual homes from an outside source. This type of system is more […]

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Water Heaters – the silent, loyal appliance – Part 1

6th Dec 2017 Comments Off on Water Heaters – the silent, loyal appliance – Part 1

Hot water is a staple of civilization. We use it to cook, clean, bathe, and more. When we turn that left tap, we expect hot water to be there for us. If it isn’t, that’s a big problem. So, what’s this magic appliance making our lives so pleasant? Let’s learn a little more about water heaters. Storage water heaters or “tank-type” heaters This is the type of water heater most people are familiar with. A tank type heater uses either […]

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