Hot Water Supply for One-Bedroom Apartments: Install Rheem Electric Water Heaters

April 18th, 2019

As much as it’s possible to undersize a hot water system, it’s also conceivable that a heating engineer could oversize the equipment. Clearly, a lone occupant won’t need as much hot water as a family unit. What’s more, a landlord won’t call on that technician’s services again if the equipment wastes energy. With capacity and […]

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Indoor Tankless vs. Outdoor Tankless Water Heater

April 9th, 2019

Tankless water heaters are available as indoor or outdoor appliances. For the in-home units, their talent for cutting energy knows no bounds, at least as long as they’re vented properly. There’s also that range of option-expanding outdoor tankless systems. They function a lot like their sheltered cousins, except for a handful of notable design exceptions. […]

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FAQ: Do Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance?

March 18th, 2019

Machines require maintenance, that’s just a fact of life. Even tankless water heaters, a bleeding-edge appliance type, need some T.L.C from time-to-time. Admittedly, just to keep things in perspective, storage heating systems require more maintenance. No matter how well they’re maintained, their tanks accumulate foreign materials. Anyway, back with this maintenance FAQ, we can see […]

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How Important is a T&P Valve in a Water Heater System?

March 6th, 2019

There are two dangerous energy types locked inside a water heating system. Thermal energy comes first because this is the equipment’s raison d’etre, the generation of hot, steamy water. The second energy type, which holds water at bay, is pressure. Now, by employing a little logical reasoning, we can figure out what T&P valves regulate. […]

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FAQ: Can Solar Water Heating System Still Work in Frost-prone Areas of Australia?

February 21st, 2019

There’s some debate over whether a solar water heating system can operate in the cooler parts of Australia, especially when a frost deposits its tiny white crystals. Yes, the sun still shines on a frosty day, so solar energy is generated. On the other hand, the heat-absorbing fluid could freeze solid on a sub-zero morning. […]

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How Do Continuous Flow Water Heaters Work?

February 13th, 2019

Like most water heating systems, copper pipes are working industriously under the hood of this appliance. But they’re not just transporting the hot liquid, nor are they storing the water. No, in continuous flow water heaters, copper pipes function as the central heating elements within the heater housing. They receive cold water, just like any […]

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Benefits of Compact Gas Water Heaters

January 29th, 2019

Diminutive and capable of slotting into the smallest space, compact gas water heaters are rarely larger than a medium-sized suitcase. They don’t contain huge volumes of water, these abbreviated appliances, so there’s no wait for a fresh load of hot water after a family member has taken an extended bath. Indeed, the benefits seem to […]

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What are Considered as Emergency Repairs in Hot Water Heating Systems?

January 10th, 2019

Available as a 24-hour callout service, emergency repairs in hot water heating systems exist as an always-on-standby convenience. More than a convenience, the service exists as a safety net, as a way of solving those urgent matters that can’t wait. When such incidents occur, a phone-call-away service is immediately dispatched to rapidly address the issue. […]

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Solar Water Heater Regular Inspection Checks: Knowing When to Drain

December 13th, 2018

Sustainable and energy-efficient by design, solar water heaters deliver toasty warm water straight to your waiting sink taps and shower heads. It’s something of a miracle, the technology that makes this sun-powered action possible. Only, like any other piece of technology, efficiency drops do develop. To stop this energy leeching effect, take the initiative. Carry […]

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Tankless Water Heaters: Tips on How to Maximise Its Performance

December 3rd, 2018

Super-efficient tankless water heaters, wall-mounted so that they save closet space, are recognized as potent energy saving systems. Once installed, smaller utility bills quickly arrive on a home’s doorstep. Arguably, this money-saving strategy could happily stop right there, with the equipment owner sitting down to enjoy the cozy, toasty warmth while sipping a hot beverage. […]

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How Do Heat Pump Compressors Fail?

November 26th, 2018

Recognised as a heat pump’s beating heart, a system’s heat transferring action isn’t going to work if its compressor fails. And, since it’s an active device, a part that’s full of smaller moving parts, this key component is susceptible to damage. The core mechanism incorporates an electrical motor. And, as any electrician knows full well, […]

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FAQ: Solar Water Heater Efficiency: Will it Work During Winter Season?

November 12th, 2018

There’s less ambient heat in the Winter, so solar water heating systems must work less efficiently, right? The answer to that question isn’t quite as clearcut as you’d expect. To clarify the issue, this FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions list) will address the matter. Starting with solar panel efficiency, let’s open up this Q&A session. Are […]

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