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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FAQ: What is Best for My Home? Conventional or Tankless Water Heaters

October 26th, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions (A FAQ) dominates today’s post. Standing in front of a conventional water heater system, or encouraged to visit a store, one that’s promoting a tankless option, customers are wishing they had access to this reservoir of succinctly composed material. A question asked, a reply immediately given, that’s the kind of abbreviated instructional […]

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What is a Water Heating Element?

October 9th, 2018

A water heating element is an electrically resistive loop of specially insulated wiring. In plain speak, that electrical conductor, designed to resist current flow as it is, will never be exposed, for it is carrying a dangerous charge. Instead, that wire is coiled helically and sheathed in a thermally conductive metal tube. Curiously, there’s another […]

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Water Heater Conservation: Cost Saving Tips in Energy Efficiency

September 24th, 2018

Just like a child who’s experiencing a winter chill, families wrap their water heaters in warming jackets. The insulating coat stops energy losses, lowers energy bills, and extends the appliance’s lifespan. All things being equal, that hot water tank is responsible for approximately 17% of a household’s energy bill, after all. Action one, then, you’ve […]

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Mistakes to Avoid When Replacing a Hot Water System

September 10th, 2018

Every now and then, a less-than-capable heating contractor makes a mistake when replacing an unserviceable hot water system. Sure, professional contractors rarely make mistakes. Even if that unlikely gaffe does occur, it’s promptly picked up during the final-stage system commissioning stage. But what if that inept team did the work? In order to understand what’s […]

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Residential Water Heating Repair and Replacement in Sydney

August 27th, 2018

An expositional pause is in order while client-oriented concerns are addressed. In place of a comprehensive study, one that looks deep inside an appliance or system layout, let’s discuss a services-based approach. Let’s suppose a residential property in the greater Sydney area needs water heating repair work done. Just what kind of a service is […]

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