Incorporating a tankless water heater in your NYC bathroom remodeling plans may be relevant to your interests. By using a tankless water heater, you will never have to worry about running out of hot water in the middle of a bath. These kinds of water heaters provide hot water on-demand.
Tankless water heaters do not store water like other heaters and one of their lesser-known advantages is that it qualifies you for $300 federal energy tax credit, as they are energy-efficient.
There are some things you must know about tankless water heaters before including them in your NYC bathroom remodeling plans; used properly, they can be very useful and provide all the hot water you need, used improperly and they can be a disappointing burden.
Since there is no water stored, there is no standby heat loss – this is heat and energy that goes to waste in regular heaters when the water is not in use. Here are three things you will need to take into account when considering the size of your new heater.
- Amount of water you need heated or the GPM (gallons per minute).
- The temperature of the water before it enters the heater.
- The temperature you want the water to be upon exiting the heater.
There are two kinds of tankless water heaters, one works for the entire home and the other works only where it is installed, for example, you can install one in your shower or sink and it will only work on that spot. The latter is generally much cheaper costing about a few hundred dollars.