How Does It Work

A tankless water heater (both electric and gas units) heats water only on demand, whereas, a tank type heater stores hot water and heats the water 24/7, whether or not it is demanded.

When a hot water faucet is opened, gas will pass through many orifices to a stainless steel burner that mixes gas with air and distributes the flame over the copper heat exchanger. As the water flows through the heat exchanger it is heated to the desired temperature that you’ve digitally set.

Big BTUs and efficient combustion yield excellent results. When the faucet is closed, the tankless water heater goes into standby mode and does not operate until hot water is demanded again. Electric tankless units operate much the same using electricity to activate the heating element.

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