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Common Water Heater Issues

In 2015, the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act increased energy efficiency requirements of water heaters manufactured after April 16 of that year. Many are larger, slightly more expensive and have a higher EF rating. Regardless of whether you have a…

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Water-Heater EF: How It Factors Into Your Purchase

Water-heater EF refers to the water-heater’s energy factor, which is based on the amount of hot water your water-heater produces per unit of fuel it consumes over a typical day. Your water-heater’s manual or the product literature provided by its manufacturer will typically provide your water-heater’s energy factor.
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Surefire Tips To Lower Your Water-Heating Costs

Energy costs remain high every year, leaving homeowners always on the lookout for ways to reduce their energy usage. One of the major energy consumers in any home is the water heater. Fortunately, there are several effective and simple things you can do to cut your water-heating costs.

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Tankless Water Heating: Need 2 Units, Or Will 1 Do?

Tankless Water Heating: Need 2 Units, Or Will 1 Do?Heating the water in a typical home can consume up to 20 to 30 percent of the energy used by the entire household. That number can be even higher in cold-weather climates like that of Connecticut. It really can get expensive if you’re using a traditional storage tank heater that loses heat as it sits in the tank waiting to be used.

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