Tankless water heaters are often reffered to as instantaneous water heaters and provide an unlimited supply of hot water while lowering the energy used by traditional storage type water heaters (up to 30%). Life Mechanical plumbing and heating installs a few different brands of tankless water heaters and our technicians are able to visit your home for a site consultation to see if it is in your families best interest to install a tankless water heater.
If you would prefer to never run out of hot water again, if you want a lower natural gas bill and if you want to decrease your energy consumption than an on-demand water heater is for you. Common hot water tanks require a constant energy input to always keep their water at a set temperature. If the tank is emptied (doing some dishes or filling a bath), you need to wait for all the new cold water in it to be heated up and have probably experience the concept of being out of hot water. More efficiently tankless hot water heaters heat water as it passes through the water heater by heating the water as you need it. This system is considered instantaneous or on demand (the standard in Europe). By not having to keep a whole 175 L to 275 L of water warm all night and when not needed a tankless hot water heater uses less energy. On demand hot water heaters also take up less space as they’re mounted to a wall. If you are ready to switch to a tankless Life Mechanical is available to install a new system for you.
Many greater Victoria home owners are making the change, going green and installing a more efficient tankless water heater with a lower energy bill (up to 30 %), a longer life expectancy (20 years plus) and re-claiming that closet space.