Water heaters are not something most people tend to spend a lot of time thinking about, but perhaps they should. An inefficient water heater can account for nearly TWENTY percent of your utility bills every month. Luckily, many new models have come out that are more effective than the ones from yesteryear. We’ll first break down how the new models (called Heat Pump Water Heaters or HPWH for short) work and then we’ll give you some tips to consider before installation to make sure it’s right for you and your household.
- Homeowners rarely think about their water heater or its vital contribution to the convenience of modern living. The good news is that in recent years, a flood of innovative, high-efficiency water heaters have come onto the market.
- Only then can you survey all of the options and decide which type of water heater would be best for you. There are pros and cons to each competing water heater technology, of course, but heat pump water heaters may be the most intriguing. Continue reading to find out why.
- It may sound like magic, but the reality is that refrigerators work in pretty much the same way.
“To transition smoothly to a high-efficiency unit, experts recommend beginning to plan for a new water heater well before you’re faced with an emergency situation.”