A tankless hot water heater is different from a traditional gas water heater because it only heats water when you need it; there’s no tank and no energy wasted on heating water you don’t use. When you install a tankless water heater in your Maryland home, you will have hot water on demand, so you’ll never run out of hot water in your home. Plus, the small unit is mounted to your wall, freeing up the space that’s usually occupied by a traditional water heater.
Efficiency & Savings of Tankless Water Heaters
Since a gas tankless water heater only uses energy to heat water as needed, it is one of the most energy-efficient water heaters you can purchase. With high energy costs and top-of-mind environmental awareness among consumers, this product serves as a great energy-efficient alternative for your home.
There are many benefits to investing in a gas tankless water heater, including:
- Energy-efficient water heaters
- Continuous hot water
- Easy operation and higher life expectancy (average life of tankless: 20 years)
- No tank to leak
- Saves space
- Precise temperature control
- Self-diagnostic system
What Size Tankless Water Heater Do You Need?
Most professional plumbers will tell you that tankless water heaters work differently than traditional water heaters. Although they come in different sizes, the size of tankless water heaters is based on the number of gallons of hot water they can provide per minute and not how many total gallons of water they hold. Traditional water heaters heat and hold hot water in a tank until it’s needed. Tankless water heaters only heat water when it’s needed.
For more information about choosing the right water heater for your home, see the BGE HOME Hot Water Heater Buying Guide or request a free water heater installation estimate to have BGE HOME help you choose the right water heater for your home.