What is a tankless water heater?
A tankless water heater , also known as demand-type or instantaneous water heaters, provide hot water instantly without storing it into the storage tank. Unlike traditional storage tank water heater,it does not produce standby energy loss; thus, making it energy efficient. Rinnai offers a wide range of hot water heaters that are energy efficient, long lasting and cost friendly.
How does a tankless heater work?
When a hot water faucet is turned on, cold water travels through a pipe into the tankless water heater unit and gets heated by either a gas burner or an electric element. The hot water flows instantly from the hot water faucet. There is need to wait for a storage tank to fill up with enough hot water. The heating elements shuts down as soon as you turn off the hot water faucet, making it use energy only when hot water is required.
Can a tankless water heater provide supply hot water to multiple points in a house?
Yes, a tankless heater can provide hot water to multiple points in a house. However, this is subject to the hot water usage and structure of your house.
How much more energy efficient is a tankless water heater than a traditional water heater?
Rinnai tankless water heater is 24%–34% more energy efficient than traditional storage tank water heaters in a house with a usage of 41 gallons or less hot water. With households that use around 86 gallons of hot water every day, these water heaters tend to be 8%–14% more energy efficient than their conventional counterparts.
How long does a Rinnai tankless water heater last?
Given to its good quality, Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters have a longer life span of up to twice as long as a traditional tank.
Where can I install the Rinnai tankless water heater?
Rinnai Tankless Water Heater are compact and sleek. They give you the flexibility to install them at other non-traditional locations such as laundry rooms, closets, etc.